Browsing by Author "Ameratunga, Shanthi"

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  • Changes over time in family members of adults with mild traumatic brain injury

    Jones, Kelly; Theadom, Alice; Prah, Philip; Starkey, Nicola J.; Barker-Collo, Suzanne; Ameratunga, Shanthi; Feigin, Valery L. (Cambridge University Press, 2019)
    Objective: The impact of traumatic brain injury (TBI) extends beyond the person who was injured. Family caregivers of adults with moderate to severe TBI frequently report increased burden, stress and depression. Few studies ...
  • Cost of traumatic brain injury in New Zealand: Evidence from a population-based study.

    Te Ao, Braden; Brown, Paul; Tobias, Martin; Ameratunga, Shanthi; Barker-Collo, Suzanne; Theadom, Alice; McPherson, Kathryn; Starkey, Nicola J.; Dowell, Anthony; Jones, Kelly; Feigin, Valery L. (LIPPINCOTT WILLIAMS & WILKINS, 2014-09)
    OBJECTIVE: We aimed to estimate from a societal perspective the 1-year and lifetime direct and indirect costs of traumatic brain injury (TBI) for New Zealand (NZ) in 2010 projected to 2020. METHODS: An incidence-based cost ...
  • Incidence of traumatic brain injury in New Zealand: A population-based study

    Feigin, Valery L.; Theadom, Alice; Barker-Collo, Suzanne; Starkey, Nicola J.; McPherson, Kathryn; Kahan, Michael; Dowell, Anthony; Brown, Paul; Parag, Varsha; Kydd, Robert; Jones, Kelly; Jones, Amy; Ameratunga, Shanthi (Elsevier, 2013)
    Background Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is the leading cause of long-term disability in children and young adults worldwide. However, accurate information about its incidence does not exist. We aimed to estimate the burden ...
  • Parent and teacher-reported child outcomes seven years after mild traumatic brain Injury: A nested case control study

    Jones, Kelly M.; Starkey, Nicola J.; Barker-Collo, Suzanne; Ameratunga, Shanthi; Theadom, Alice; Pocock, Katy; Borotkanics, Robert; Feigin, Valery L. (Frontiers Media SA, 2021)
    Background: Increasing evidence suggests potential lifetime effects following mild traumatic brain injury (TBI) in childhood. Few studies have examined medium-term outcomes among hospitalized and non-hospitalized samples. ...
  • Population-based cohort study of the impacts of mild traumatic brain injury in adults four years post-injury

    Theadom, Alice; Starkey, Nicola J.; Barker-Collo, Suzanne; Jones, Kelly; Ameratunga, Shanthi; Feigin, Valery L. (Public Library Science, 2018)
    There is increasing evidence that some people can experience persistent symptoms for up to a year following mild TBI. However, few longitudinal studies of mild TBI exist and the longerterm impact remains unclear. The purpose ...