Browsing by Author "Barker-Collo, Suzanne"

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  • Computerised tomography indices of raised intracranial pressure and traumatic brain injury severity in a New Zealand sample

    Barker-Collo, Suzanne; Starkey, Nicola J.; Kahan, Michael; Theadom, Alice; Feigin, Valery L. (New Zealand Medical Association, 2012)
    After traumatic brain injury (TBI) complex cellular and biochemical processes occur¹ including changes in blood flow and oxygenation of the brain; cerebral swelling; and raised intracranial pressure (ICP).² This can ...
  • 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 ...
  • Epidemiology of ischaemic stroke and traumatic brain injury

    Feigin, Valery L.; Barker-Collo, Suzanne; Krishnamurthi, Rita; Theadom, Alice; Starkey, Nicola J. (Elsevier, 2010)
    Acquired brain injury, including both Ischaemic stroke (IS) and Traumatic Brain injury (TBI), is one of the most common causes of disability and death in adults. Yet there are vast differences in our knowledge of their ...
  • Further validation of the New Zealand test of adult reading (NZART) as a measure of premorbid IQ in a New Zealand sample

    Lichtwark, Irene Tatjana; Starkey, Nicola J.; Barker-Collo, Suzanne (2013)
    Premorbid IQ estimates are used to determine decline in cognitive functioning following trauma or illness. This study aimed to: 1) further validate the New Zealand Adult Reading Test (NZART) in a New Zealand population and ...
  • 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 ...

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