Catherine Murray-Howard

Brain Injury Rehabiliation Trust

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Beyond standard care and treatment in brain injury rehabilitation? Why and how.

Severe acquired brain injury resulting from trauma to the head, stroke or lack of oxygen to the brain, has long-term cognitive and emotional effects. These affect behaviour and psychosocial function, and impair engagement in standard care and treatment. They also affect a person’s ability to self-manage, and their participation in meaningful social roles. This session will use a case to illustrate how a neurobehavioural approach can be used to overcome the challenges of altered brain function, and will share tips to help support learning, engagement in therapy, and improve self-management and functional ability. At the end of the session participants will gain an understanding of the rationale, clinical effectiveness and cost benefits of the neurobehavioural approach to brain injury rehabilitation for those presenting with complex needs, such as diabetes, substance misuse or mental ill-health.

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    Dr. Joseph Moreira
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    Introduction to Intraoperative Neurophysiological Monitoring in the International Arena

  • Dr Jean-Pierre Lin: Speaking at the European Neurological Convention

    Dr Jean-Pierre Lin
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    Advances in Deep Brain Stimulation Neuromodulation for Movement Disorders in Children

  • James Barber: Speaking at the European Neurological Convention

    James Barber
    The Royal London Hospital

    Post-Traumatic Disorders of Consciousness: Prognostication, Communication & Reconnection

  • Katharine Ford: Speaking at the European Neurological Convention

    Katharine Ford
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    Implications of Sodium and Epilepsy in Ultra Endurance Sport