Navigation Links
Kessler Foundation participates in multi-site NIH study to develop caregiver TBI-CareQOL
Date:4/19/2013

West Orange, NJ. April 18, 2013. Kessler Foundation is one four sites participating in "Quality of Life in Caregivers of Traumatic Brain Injury: The Development of the TBI-CareQOL", a multi-site 5-year study funded by the National Institutes of Health/National Institute of Nursing Research (1R01NR013658-01). Nancy Chiaravalloti , PhD, co-investigator of the Kessler site, is also project director of the Northern New Jersey Traumatic Brain Injury System and director of TBI Research at Kessler Foundation.

The University of Michigan is the lead center for the study; Noelle Carlozzi, PhD, is principal investigator. The goal is to develop a measure of quality of life that is specific to caregivers of persons with traumatic brain injury (TBI). Although these caregivers have been identified as an underserved population in both civilian and in military life, there is a lack of measures of health-related quality of life (HRQOL) that are specific to these caregivers. "This study will result in a new tool that will help clinicians understand the issues these caregivers face," said John DeLuca, PhD, VP for Research and Training, "and identify the need for additional treatment and resources both the patients with TBI and their families."

This study has 3 phases. In the first phase, caregivers of persons with documented TBI participate in focus groups to discuss issues related to their quality of life. To assess the impact of TBI on quality of life, data are collected from the patient medical records on type of injury, cause of injury, severity of injury, lengths of stay, and possibly associated injuries. During the second phase, caregivers complete a draft measurement tool and the various questions are evaluated for appropriateness and utility, as well as other statistical properties. In the third phase, caregivers who completed the draft assessment tool are interviewed to evaluate their experience.

The TBI-CareQOL is targeted for use in
'/>"/>

Contact: Carolann Murphy
CMurphy@KesslerFoundation.org
973-324-8382
Kessler Foundation
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Kessler Foundations James Sumowski, Ph.D., speaks at April 18-19 MS Symposium in Toronto
2. Dr. DeLuca of Kessler Foundation speaks at Consortium of MS Centers meeting in Chicago
3. Kessler Foundation scientists receive Consortium of MS Centers grant to study emotional processing
4. Kessler Foundation scientist receives National MS Society grant for predictors of memory decline
5. Kessler Foundation scientist receives National MS Society grant for new memory study
6. Kessler Foundation researchers share findings in rehabilitation research at AAN meeting in San Diego
7. Kessler Foundation named site for major study of wheelchair use in spinal cord injury
8. John DeLuca, Ph.D., of Kessler Foundation delivers keynote at IPMSC meeting in Milan
9. Push to Walk Receives Grant from the Kessler Foundation
10. Kessler awarded $2 million federal grant for Northern NJ Traumatic Brain Injury System
11. Happtique and Kessler Foundation lead new working group of application developers alliance
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/20/2014)... 20, 2014 According to a ... "Multiplexed Diagnostics Market (Technologies: Very High, High, Medium, ... Disease Diagnosis, Oncology, Autoimmune Diseases, Cardiac, Allergies and ... Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019", the global ... billion in 2012 and is expected to grow ...
(Date:8/20/2014)... A survey of U.S. veterans receiving mental health services ... also significant room for improvement among all areas studied. ... 2009, found that patients with a substance use disorder ... health services. Those with substance abuse problems also were ... to them or respected their decisions. , The findings, ...
(Date:8/20/2014)... (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 IQ Formulations ... was named to the Inc. 500 , distinguishing it ... United States. IQ Formulations not only made the list, but ... 5,486 percent over the past three years. It also ranked ... state of Florida and the second fastest growing company in ...
(Date:8/20/2014)... San Mateo, CA (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 ... their newest product—the Really Little Green Pouch —to ... easier to feed babies and toddlers homemade foods. ... says Little Green Pouch co-founder Maggie Crawford. She ... their kids, to limit exposure to things like pesticides ...
(Date:8/20/2014)... News) -- Taking the widely used antibiotic ... heart-related causes, a new study suggests. Because millions ... require urgent confirmation, said the Danish researchers behind the ... small and that guidelines for the use of the ... available. One heart expert wasn,t surprised by the ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Multiplexed Diagnostics Market: Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2013 - 2019 2Health News:Multiplexed Diagnostics Market: Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2013 - 2019 3Health News:Multiplexed Diagnostics Market: Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2013 - 2019 4Health News:Survey finds veterans generally satisfied with mental health care 2Health News:Leading Health Supplement Company IQ Formulations Among Inc. Magazine’s Top 50 Fastest Growing Private Companies in the United States 2Health News:Little Green Pouch Launches New Product to Help Health-conscious Parents Reduce Babies’ Eco-footprint 2Health News:Antibiotic Might Raise Heart Risks for Some 2
... most populous city in Australia, with a population of over ... it is also the state capital of New South Wales. ... of the world in energy conservation, in the fight against ... to many areas for an hour. ,Lights were ...
... parties along with activists and film personalities have expressed ... and have vowed to fight it. ,Around ... malnutrition and half of them may die in the ... of Citizen Alliance, who are visiting the villages in ...
... Dana-Farber Cancer Institute have shown in a laboratory study ... counteracts// the damage caused by a form of muscular ... of Genes and Development, the researchers demonstrated that manipulating ... the muscles of mice with Duchenne muscular dystrophy, slowing ...
... at The University of Manchester have discovered that arthritis ... is processed in the //parts of the brain concerned ... Dr Bhavna Kulkarni has captured the first images of ... tomography (PET) scanners based at the Christie Hospital. ...
... till it is six months old could cut the ... ,The Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) is a life-threatening ... to fail. ,Hoosen Coovadia and other researchers ... at the University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, compared solely ...
... pharmaceutical giant, has agreed to stop selling Zelnorm, a ... chances of heart attack and stroke. , ,Officials of ... advised the firm to pull the drug out of the ... its patent application for a cancer drug by Indian authorities. ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:MPs Vow to Fight Malnutrition in Madhya Pradesh 2Health News:Switching Genes to Overdrive Improves Muscular Dystrophy Symptoms in Mice 2Health News:Arthritis Pain Processed in Brain’s 'fear Zone,' First PET Scans Revea 2Health News:Breastfeeding Could Cut HIV Risk to Babies 2Health News:Constipation Drug Linked to Heart Attack Pulled Out 2
(Date:8/20/2014)... , Aug. 20, 2014  Glades Drugs, an independent ... is proud to announce its expansion into a new corporate ... will feature an 8,000-square-foot office space and state of the ... applications for 100 open positions for the new facility. ... Lantana Road will serve as the chain,s corporate headquarters and ...
(Date:8/20/2014)... 2014 Trovagene, Inc. (NASDAQ:   TROV), a ... from two clinical studies will be presented at the ... diagnostic test for the detection of high risk strains ... to take place in Seattle ... Additionally, a new U.S. patent was issued earlier this ...
(Date:8/20/2014)... Texas , Aug. 20, 2014  Quantum ... five diverse sets of patent families from Bayer Technology ... innovation driver for Bayer AG of Leverkusen, ... patents acquired provide broad intellectual property protection for ... economical high-volume quantum dot (QD) manufacturing. In addition, ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Glades Drugs Moves to New Corporate Headquarters, 100 Open Positions 2Trovagene Provides Update on Its Urine-Based HPV Test 2Trovagene Provides Update on Its Urine-Based HPV Test 3Quantum Materials Acquires Bayer Technology Services Quantum Dot Manufacturing and Quantum Dot Solar Cell Patents 2Quantum Materials Acquires Bayer Technology Services Quantum Dot Manufacturing and Quantum Dot Solar Cell Patents 3Quantum Materials Acquires Bayer Technology Services Quantum Dot Manufacturing and Quantum Dot Solar Cell Patents 4
... Laboratories is a national reference laboratory and ... and development. ARUP offers an extensive test ... tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned ... clients include more than half of the ...
... is a national reference laboratory and a ... development. ARUP offers an extensive test menu ... in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by ... include more than half of the nation's ...
... is a national reference laboratory and a ... development. ARUP offers an extensive test menu ... in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by ... include more than half of the nation's ...
... a national reference laboratory and a worldwide ... ARUP offers an extensive test menu of ... clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by the ... more than half of the nation's university ...
Medicine Products: