Research Updates

It's all in the head: supporting families dealing with traumatic brain injury

Hannah Bourne

Identifying the needs of families caring for someone with a traumatic brain injury.

Take Home Messages: Families caring for someone suffering from a traumatic brain injury have significant needs. The most import of these are the need for medical information, clear and honest communication with health professionals, and psychological and emotional support. The needs of families may change over time and should therefore be reassessed to ensure that these needs are being met. Why the research matters:  Addressing the needs o...

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