Journal article

Care coordination experiences of people with traumatic brain injury and their family members in the 4-years after injury: a qualitative analysis

Sandra Braaf, Shanthi Ameratunga, Nicola Christie, Warwick Teague, Jennie Ponsford, Peter A Cameron, Belinda J Gabbe

BRAIN INJURY | TAYLOR & FRANCIS LTD | Published : 2019

Abstract

TITLE: Care coordination experiences of people with traumatic brain injury and their family members 4-years after injury: A qualitative analysis. AIM: To explore experiences of care coordination in the first 4-years after severe traumatic brain injury (TBI). METHODS: A qualitative study nested within a population-based longitudinal cohort study. Eighteen semi-structured telephone interviews were conducted 48-months post-injury with six adults living with severe TBI and the family members of 12 other adults living with severe TBI. Participants were identified through purposive sampling from the Victorian State Trauma Registry. A thematic analysis was undertaken. RESULTS: No person with TBI or..

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Grants

Awarded by Australian Government's National Health and Medical Research Council


Funding Acknowledgements

This project was funded by the Australian Government's National Health and Medical Research Council [GNT1061786]. The Victorian State Trauma Registry (VSTR) is funded by the Department of Health, State Government of Victoria and Transport Accident Commission. BG was supported by a Future Fellowship from the Australian Research Council and PC by a NHMRC Practitioner Fellowship.