Recent Neuro-research

This is a selection of our most recent research projects.

Repeated Clinical Assessment Using Sensory Modality Assessment and Rehabilitation Technique for Diagnosis in Prolonged Disorders of Consciousness.
da Conceição Teixeira L, Blacker D, Campos C, Garrett C, Duport S, Rocha NB.
Front Hum Neurosci. 2021 Dec 1;15:728637. Free PMC article.

LOCCATE: A tool to identify the diagnostic spectrum profile of motor function and functional communication responses for the individual with a prolonged disorder of consciousness.
Gill-Thwaites HL, Elliott KE, Morrissey AM.
Neuropsychol Rehabil. 2021 Oct 20:1-21.

Effect of daily manual toothbrushing with 0.2% chlorhexidine gel on pneumonia-associated pathogens in adults living with profound neuro-disability.
Prasad R, Daly B, Manley G.
Access Microbiol. 2019 Oct 21;1(10):e000066. Free PMC article.

The importance of oral health and the value of dental care in the process of rehabilitation for people with complex neuro-disability .
Manley MCG, Doshi M.
Disabil Rehabil. 2021 Jan;43(2):297-298.

The impact of 0.2% chlorhexidine gel on oral health and the incidence of pneumonia amongst adults with profound complex neurodisability .
Prasad R, Daly B, Manley G.
Spec Care Dentist. 2019 Sep;39(5):524-532.

How do we build a picture of a patient in prolonged disorder of consciousness?
Wilford S, Howard A.
Neuropsychol Rehabil. 2020 Dec;30(10):2067-2077.

“Neither a wife nor a widow”: an interpretative phenomenological analysis of the experiences of female family caregivers in disorders of consciousness.
Soeterik SM, Connolly S, Riazi A.
Neuropsychol Rehabil. 2018 Dec;28(8):1392-1407.


If you’re interested in any of the previous neuro-research published by the Royal Hospital for Neuro-disability, you can find these below.

Previous publications