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Recent Neuro-research

This is a selection of our most recent research projects.

Soeterik SM, Connolly S, Playford ED, Duport S, Riazi A. (2017)
The psychological impact of prolonged disorders of consciousness on caregivers: a systematic review of quantitative studies.
Clinical Rehabilitation. Oct;31(10):1374-1385.

Morrissey AM, Gill-Thwaites H, Wilson B, Leonard R, McLellan L, Pundole A, Shiel A. (2017)
The role of the SMART and WHIM in behavioural assessment of disorders of consciousness: clinical utility and scope for a symbiotic relationship.
Neuropsychol Rehabil. Aug 1:1-12.

Yelden K, Duport S, James LM, Kempny A, Farmer SF, Leff AP, Playford ED. (2017)
Late recovery of awareness in prolonged disorders of consciousness -a cross-sectional cohort study.
Disability and Rehabilitation. Jun 21:1-6.

Pundole A, Crawford S. (2017)
The assessment of language and the emergence from disorders of consciousness.
Neuropsychological Rehabilitation. Apr 6:1-10.

H. Gill-Thwaites, K. E. Elliott & R. Munday. (2017)
SMART – Recognising the value of existing practice and introducing recent developments: leaving no stone unturned in the assessment and treatment of the PDOC patient.
Neuropsychological Rehabilitation

Illman NA, Crawford S. (2017)
Late-recovery from “permanent” vegetative state in the context of severe traumatic brain injury: A case report exploring objective and subjective aspects of recovery and rehabilitation.
Neuropsychological Rehabilitation. April 26: 1-15

Yelden K, Sargent S, Samanta J (2017)
Understanding the decision-making environment for people in minimally conscious state.
Neuropsychological Rehabilitation. April 11: 1-12

Paterson HL. (2017)
The use of social media by adults with acquired conditions who use AAC: current gaps and considerations in research.
Augmentative Alternative Communication. March 33(1): 23-31

Tennant A, Gill-Thwaites H. (2017)
A study of the internal construct and predictive validity of the SMART assessment for emergence from vegetative state.
Brain Injury 31(2): 185-192


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