Browsing by Author "Theadom, Alice"

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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 ...
  • Exploring the experience of sleep and fatigue in male and female adults over the 2 years following traumatic brain injury: a qualitative descriptive study

    Theadom, Alice; Rowland, Vickie; Levack, William; Starkey, Nicola J.; Wilkinson-Meyers, Laura; McPherson, Kathryn (BMJ PUBLISHING GROUP, 2016-01-01)
    𝐎𝐛𝐣𝐞𝐜𝐭𝐢𝐯𝐞𝐬 To explore the experience of fatigue and sleep difficulties over the first 2 years after traumatic brain injury (TBI). 𝐃𝐞𝐬𝐢𝐠𝐧 Longitudinal qualitative descriptive analysis of interviews completed ...
  • 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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  • What Do Secondary School Rugby Players Think About Concussion?

    Murphy, Karen Jane (University of Waikato, 2015)
    Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) is a dominant and growing public health concern globally. Sport is an arena in which people are at high risk of TBI. In New Zealand the popular sport of rugby is played by many, particularly ...