To investigate the influence of acute injury characteristics on subsequent return to work in traumatic brain injury (TBI) patients.
Descriptive statistics were performed in a comparative study of 49 TBI patients who were competitively employed at 1-year follow-up and 83 unemployed patients.
Independent t tests were then performed to examine the differences between the two groups on specific measures including the Disability Rating Scale (DRS), Functional Assessment Measure (FIM), Rancho Los Amigos Scale (RLAS), Glasgow Coma Scale (GCS), Neurobehavioral Rating Scale (NRS), and neuropsychological test results.
Four medical centers in the federally sponsored Traumatic Brain Injury Model Systems Project that provide emergency medical services, intensive and acute medical care, inpatient rehabilitation, and a spectrum of community rehabilitation services.
Patients were selected from a national database of 245 rehabilitation inpatients admitted to acute care within 8 hours of TBI and seen at 1-year follow-up.
Return to work at 1-year follow-up. (...)
Mots-clés Pascal : Traumatisme, Crânioencéphalique, Facteur prédictif, Reprise travail, Pronostic, Réhabilitation, Epidémiologie, Etude longitudinale, Homme, Système nerveux pathologie, Système nerveux central pathologie, Encéphale pathologie, Système ostéoarticulaire pathologie, Crâne pathologie
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Trauma, Craniocerebral, Predictive factor, Back to work, Prognosis, Rehabilitation, Epidemiology, Follow up study, Human, Nervous system diseases, Central nervous system disease, Cerebral disorder, Diseases of the osteoarticular system, Skull disease
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 97-0188228
Code Inist : 002B16B. Création : 21/05/1997.