Tag Archives: Acquired Brain Injury

Generic Patient Pathway Quality Standards (WMQRS)

Summary The West Midlands Quality Review Service (WMQRS) has developed generic standards to support NHS organisations in the West Midlands in improving the quality of services. Generic standards are deliberately not specific to particular patient pathways or types of service; … Continue reading

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Compendium of Neurology Data for England: 2012-13 (HSCIC)

Summary The Health and Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC) has published a report on neurology, summarising information about the number of neurologists working in the NHS, prescription items for treating neurological illnesses, neurology-related hospital admissions and outpatient appointments, plus data … Continue reading

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Brain Injury Increases Risk of Premature Mortality (BBC News / JAMA Psychiatry)

Summary Research at the University of Oxford and the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, based on Swedish medical records for over two million people between 1969 and 2009, indicates that brain injury can treble the risk of premature mortality. Statistically, only 0.2% of … Continue reading

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Multidisciplinary Team Care in Rehabilitation (Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine)

Summary This systematic review of the effectiveness of multidisciplinary team rehabilitation for different health problems found that improved functioning tends to be an outcome of multidisciplinary rehabilitation team care. Multidisciplinary rehabilitation team care is concluded to improve rehabilitation interventions (regardless … Continue reading

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