Journal article

Family and TBI: an investigation using the Family Outcome Measure - FOM-40

Christine Migliorini, Libby Callaway, Sophie Moore, Grahame K Simpson

BRAIN INJURY | TAYLOR & FRANCIS LTD | Published : 2019

Abstract

INTRODUCTION: The Family Outcome Measure (FOM-40) captures multidimensional data about well-being and capacity of family member as well as the relative with brain injury. This study aimed to produce a profile (positive and negative) of families supporting relatives with traumatic brain injury (TBI) and high support needs. METHODS: Thirty-eight dyads (family member plus relative with TBI and high daily support needs) participated in this cross-sectional survey-based pilot study. The survey comprised several published scales, as well as a range of demographic and clinical characteristics of the relative. Non-parametric bivariate analyses were conducted. RESULTS: Independence of the FOM-40 doma..

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