Resources & Links

Case Studies:

Progress in the years after a severe anoxic brain injury

Recent Articles:

Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy Reduces Symptoms of Depression in People With a Traumatic Brain Injury: Results From a Randomized Controlled Trial  (175 Kb) Written By: Michel B´edard, PhD; Melissa Felteau, MAEd; Shawn Marshall, MD; Nora Cullen, MD; Carrie Gibbons, MPH; Sacha Dubois, MPH; Hillary Maxwell, MPH; Dwight Mazmanian, PhD; Bruce Weaver, MSc; Laura Rees, PhD; Rolf Gainer, PhD; Rupert Klein, PhD; Amy Moustgaard, PhD – Copyright c 2013 Wolters Kluwer Health | Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Books:

Head Cases: Stories of Brain Injury and Its AftermathMichael Paul Mason is an editor, writer, speaker and journalist based in Tulsa. His works have appeared in several newspapers and magazines including Discover, The New York Times and The Believer. Mason has also appeared as a guest on several national media outlets including the Lehrer Newshour, CBS News and NPR’s Morning Edition. He currently serves as the editor of This Land Press, Oklahoma’s first New Media company, which he founded.

Mason’s book Head Cases: Stories of Brain Injury and Its Aftermath draws from the more than five years that he spent as a Brain Injury Case Manager at Brookhaven Hospital where he spent countless hours helping survivors of traumatic brain injuries and their families. The book explores how survivors of traumatic brain injuries make sense of the world around them.

A recognized expert in his field, Michael Paul Mason has served as a board member of the Academy of Certified Brain Injury Specialists and is a past president of the Brain Injury Association of Oklahoma.

Head Cases: Stories of Brain Injury and Its Aftermath by Michael Paul Mason – Buy now on Amazon

Videos:

What is Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy? by Ann KcKeen, MD

What is Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy?
presented by Ann McKee, MD

Resources & Community Presentations:

Rolf B. Gainer, PhD and Matt Maxey, BSN, CBIS were invited by the International Brain Injury Association to present, “Reducing the need for seclusion and restraint on an inpatient neurobehavioral unit: Changing the treatment culture,” at the Tenth World Congress on Brain Injury, March 19-22, 2014, in San Francisco, California.   Click here to view the poster presentation which is based on research done here at the Neurologic Rehabilitation Institute.  This was delivered as an oral presentation last year at the American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine’s 90th annual conference, November 12-16, 2013, in Orlando, Florida.  Click here to view the powerpoint presentation, “Reducing the need for seclusion and restraint on an inpatient neurobehavioral unit: Changing the treatment culture.”

Death of a Soldier Written by Ruwan Jayatunge, M.D.

Shake Hands with an Angel – Meeting With Lt. Gen Romeo Dallaire Written by Ruwan Jayatunge, M.D.

Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders and the Buddhist Jathaka Stories Written by Ruwan Jayatunge, M.D.

Shell Shock to Palali Syndrome  Written by Ruwan Jayatunge, M.D.

Combat Related PTSD Among The Sri Lankan Army Servicemen  Written by Ruwan Jayatunge, M.D.

Traumatic Brain Injury in Sri Lankan Combat Veterans Written by Ruwan Jayatunge, M.D.

Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy – 2012 Scotland Presentation (2.18 Mb ) Presented by Melissa Felteau, MAdED at the World Congress in Brain Injury, Edinburgh, Scotland, March 2012.

  • Co-authored/investigated by Dr. Rolf Gainer, PhD, Rehabilitation Institutes of America, USA and Neurologic Rehabilitation Institute of Ontario, Toronto, Canada. Dr. Gainer is a co-investigator of a randomized, controlled trial of mindfulness-based cognitive therapy for treating depression in a traumatic brain injury population.
  • Co-authored/investigated by Shawn Marshall, MD, MSc, FRCPC, Medical Director, Acquired Brain Injury Rehabilitation Program, Ottawa Hospital Rehabilitation Center, Ottawa, Canada.

The New Normal – 2012 Iowa BIA Conference Presentation (5.51 Mb ) Presented by Rolf B. Gainer, Ph.D.

A Little Bit of Kramer in All of Us: Social Skills Training Using Sitcoms (276 Kb) Presented by Rolf B. Gainer, Ph.D., and Dan Harren, B.A. (Hon)

Attention and Memory Deficits in TBI Patients (184 Kb)

Brain and Memory (2.24 Mb) Presented by Pamela Washbourne, MS, CCC-SLP

Brain Injury and Behavior (361 Kb) Presented by Rolf B. Gainer, Ph.D.

Counseling and Brain Injury: A Post Rehab Support View / (word doc layout) (171 Kb) Presented by Ron Broughton, MEd, LPC, CBIS, Chief Clinical Officer — Brookhaven Hospital presented at the 2013 Santa Clara Valley Brain Injury Conference.

Counseling and Brain Injury: A Post Rehab Support View / (powerpoint layout) (2.07 Mb) Presented by Ron Broughton, MEd, LPC, CBIS, Chief Clinical Officer — Brookhaven Hospital presented at the 2013 Santa Clara Valley Brain Injury Conference.

Did Travis Bickle Have a Brain Injury? Assessing the potential for violence in individuals with TBI  (4.77 Mb) Presented by Rolf B. Gainer, Ph.D. October 2012

The Double Whammy: Living with a Brain Injury and a Psychiatric Disorder  (2.84Mb) Presented by Rolf B. Gainer, Ph.D. Neurologic Rehabilitation Institute of Ontario, Etobicoke, Ontario / Neurologic Rehabilitation Institute at Brookhaven Hospital, Tulsa, Oklahoma

Dynamics of Attention (127 Kb)

Guidelines for Mild Traumatic Brain Injury and Persistent Symptoms provided by Ontario Neurotrauma Foundation (6.84 MB)

Incidence and Neuropsychiatric Sequelae of Traumatic Brain Injury: Implications for the Military (650 Kb) Presented by Deborah L. Warden, M.D., National Director of Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center, at the Armed Forced Epidemiological Board in San Diego, Cal, Nov. 2004

Is Punishment Necessary in Brain Injury Rehabilitation? (1.27 Mb)Presented by Terry J. Page, Ph.D., BCBA at the 13th Annual Conference on Neurobehavioral Rehabilitation in Acquired Brain Injury in Hamilton, Ontario, May 2006

Longterm Outcomes in TBI The NewNormal  Presented by Rolf B. Gainer, PhD, at International Symposium of Life Care Planners September 2013

Living in the Community Following a Traumatic Brain Injury (0.2 Mb)
Presented at the 2004 Brain Injury Association of Iowa Conference and at the South Dakota Brain Injury Association Support Group, April 2004

Maintaining Intimacy After a Traumatic Brain Injury(0.3 Mb)
Presented at the 2004 Brain Injury Association of Iowa Conference

Moving through the lifespan with a brain injury: What really happens to people? (2.8 Mb) Presented By: Rolf B. Gainer, PhD and Nancy Weber, MA, CBIS

Neural Bases of Memory (387 Kb)

Neuroscience of Memory (3.2 Kb)
Presented by Pamela Washbourne at the 2006 Colorado Brain Injury Association Conference.

NRI Overview (0.8 Mb)

Psychiatric Issues in Traumatic Brain Injuries(2.7 Mb)

Reducing the need for seclusion and restraint on an inpatient neurobehavioral unit(4.5Mb) Presented at ACRM November 2013 by Matt Maxey, Director of Nursing at Brookhaven Hospital.

Rehab Outside the Box: Lifespan Considerations for Individuals with Brain Injury (10.2 Kb) Presented by Dr. Rolf Gainer at the ABI Network Conference 2006 and Brookhaven Hospital.

Sex and the Single Synapse (7.9 Kb)
Presented by Dr. Rolf Gainer and Mike Mason at the 2006 Southwest Conference for Disabilities.

Shaken, not Stirred (845 Kb) Presented by Rolf B. Gainer, Ph.D., Diplomate ABDA

Social Role Return Following Brain Injury (3.30 Mb) Presented by Rolf B. Gainer, Ph.D., at the 2008 Zarrow Symposium

Substance Abuse Issues after Traumatic Brain Injury (222 Kb)Educational Brochure from the Brain Injury Association of America

Suicide Attempts Following Traumatic Brain Injury: Identifying and Managing Risks (400 Kb) Presented by Rolf B. Gainer, Ph.D. at Brookhaven Hospital, April 2008

The Double-Whammy: Managing Brian Injury & Severe Mental Illness after
Rehabilitation
(134 Kb) Presented by Rolf Gainer, PhD, at Brookhaven’s Professional Luncheon, 3-02-11

The End of Caring: Understanding the Dynamic of Failure in Rehab(425 Kb) Presented by Rolf B. Gainer, Ph.D., Diplomate ABDA

The Graying of Brain Injury: Aging and Lifespan Issues (3.45 Mb)
Presented by Rolf B. Gainer, Ph.D. at the 2007 Southwest Conference on Disability

The Greying of Brain Injury: The realities of aging with a brain injury (234 kb)  Written by Rolf B. Gainer, PhD – OBIA Review December 2012

The Lifespan: Social Role Return Following Brain Injury (357 Kb)Presented by Rolf B. Gainer, Ph.D., Diplomate ABDA

Tracer Methodology (1.18 Mb) a Resource of the Joint Commission

What Happens When Rehabilitation Ends? Social Role Issues Ten Years Later(0.9 Mb) Presented at the 2004 Missouri Head Injury Advisory Council Conference

When Attempted Suicide is the Cause of Brain Injury: Implications for Rehabilitation (827 Kb) Presented by Rolf B. Gainer, Ph.D., Diplomate ABDA

Resource Links:

For more information about traumatic brain injuries and related topics, please click on the informative links below:

Brookhaven Hospital, Tulsa, Oklahoma – http://www.brookhavenhospital.com

Brain Injury Association of America - http://www.biausa.org

Rader Programs, Oxnard, California – http://www.raderprograms.com

Neurologic Rehabilitation Institute of Ontario, Canada – http://www.nrio.com

Connections: Living with a brain injury

Jaisa Sulit’s blog, Memoirs of a Jaisa - http://memoirsofajaisa.wordpress.com/

Craig Phillips’ site, Second Chance to Live - http://secondchancetolive.wordpress.com

 

 

Disclaimer:  The links above do not represent the hospital’s endorsement of any content conveyed on the linked site or the hospital’s recommendations of any therapies, strategies, equipment or providers identified on that site. The hospital recognizes the importance and value of creating access to information regarding brain injury, rehabilitation and treatment and advocacy.