Journal article

Description and Effectiveness of Communication Partner Training in TBI: A Systematic Review

Nicholas Behn, Jill Francis, Leanne Togher, Ellie Hatch, Becky Moss, Katerina Hilari

JOURNAL OF HEAD TRAUMA REHABILITATION | LIPPINCOTT WILLIAMS & WILKINS | Published : 2021

Abstract

OBJECTIVES: To evaluate the current evidence on communication partner training and its effectiveness on outcomes for people with traumatic brain injury (TBI) and/or their communication partners. METHODS: Information sources: Systematic searches of 9 databases (AMED, CINAHL, EMBASE, Medline/EBSCOHOST, PsycINFO, PsycBITE, PsycARTICLES, PubMed, and Scopus) from database inception to February 2019. Eligibility criteria: Empirical studies on interventions for adult communication partners where the primary focus of the program (>50%) was on improving communication skills of people with TBI and/or communication partners. Data: Participants, characteristics of the training, outcome measures, and fin..

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