Neurology & ABI

Occupational therapists work with those who are affected by acquired brain injury (ABI) and their families and carers to manage cognitive problems and challenging behaviours as they impact everyday living.

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National Stroke Foundation
This website contains a public information area about stroke prevention, causes and treatment, and a health professionals and research section includig the national stroke guidelines, measure and monitors developed by the Stroke Foundation.

National Stroke Foundation Clinical Guidelines for Stroke Management 2017
Developed by the Stroke Foundation, the Clinical Guidelines for Stroke Management 2017 updates and supersedes the Clinical Guidelines for Stroke Management 2010.  The guidelines aim to provide best-practice recommendations to assist decision-making in the management of stroke and transient ischaemic attack (TIA).

BiC: Brain Injury Centre Australia
Launched in 2006, the Brain Injury Centre (BIC) Australia is an international online resource for victims of traumatic brain injury providing information and services on brain trauma, symptoms and cognitive rehabilitation.

BrainLink Services Limited
A Victorian state wide service that is dedicated to improving the quality of life of people affected by acquired brain disorders and providing support for their families.

The Centre for Outcome Measurement in Brain Injury (USA)
COMBI is an online resource providing detailed information regarding outcome measures for brain injuries commonly used for rehabilitation and assessment.

Traumatic Brain Injury National Data Centre (USA)
TBINDSC is a central resource that provides technical assistance, training, and methodological consultation to 16 appointed TBIMS centres in the USA within the Traumatic Brain Injury Model Systems (TBIMS) program. The focus of the research works toward evidence-based TBI rehabilitation interventions.

Spinal Cord Injuries Australia (SCIA)
Spinal Cord Injuries Australia is a registered charity dedicated to supporting those who have sustained life-changing spinal cord injuries.

International Spinal Cord Society (ISCOS)
Through education, research and clinical excellence, the International Spinal Cord Society aims to promote the support and care for those with spinal cord injuries throughout the world.

elearnSCI.org
Developed by the International Spinal Cord Society (ISCoS), elearnSCI.org is a web-based teaching and educational resource dedicated to professional development opportunities for medical and paramedical professionals involved in SCI Management.

Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation Evidence (SCIRE)
The SCIRE website is an online repository of published literature and public health relevant reviews relevant to SCI rehabilitation and community reintegration.

Physiotherapy Exercises for people with injuries and disabilities
Dedicated to physiotherapy exercises, this website over 1,000 exercises appropriate for people who have suffered injuries and those living with disabilities.

Spinal Tips and Tricks for people with SCI (The Spinalis Foundation)
Published by the Spinalis Foundation, this website provides ideas, tips and tricks for those living with spinal cord injuries for assistive devices, adaptations and individually designed solutions.

 

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