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Prediction of Long-Term Patient Outcome Based on Pre-Injury Family Environment

The purpose of the current study is to determine is the pre-injury family environment is predictive of the outcome of persons with TBI at 1 year after injury. Information on the pre-injury family environment, including emotional distress, coping, family systems functioning, and social support, will be collected within 2 weeks of admission to inpatient rehabilitation. Information on the outcome of persons with injury will be collected at 1 year post-injury. Regression models will be constructed to predict outcome from demographic characteristics, injury characteristics, and the pre-injury family environment.

Registry Project Number: 204
Lead Investigator: Sander, A
Lead Center for Project: The Institute for Rehabilitation and Research
Collaborating Investigators: Sherer, M, Malec, J
Collaborating Institutions: Mayo Medical Center, Methodist Rehabilitation Center
Keywords: disability, prediction, costs, charges, insurance
Date of Completion: 06/30/2005
Type: National
Status of Project: Latest Information Shown

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