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Thoughts on Early Neuro Rehabilitation (ENR) in Germany and Own Experience

  • E. Ortega-Suhrkamp
  • S. Mundiyanapurath
Conference paper
Part of the Acta Neurochirurgica Supplements book series (NEUROCHIRURGICA, volume 79)

Abstract

Summary:Since 1993 an average of 400 patients annually have been treated in our clinic after most severe acquired brain damage (traumatic brain injury, intracerebral haemorrhage, subarachnoid haemorrhage, hypoxia and severe stroke) strictly following the guidelines as published by the German Task Force in 1993 (quality of structure, procedure and outcome). Treatment is effected in an interdisciplinary team with the staffing situation as indicated in the guidelines. The outcome is measured by means of scales such as Coma Remission Scale, Functional Independence Measure, Dis–ability Rating Scale and GOS.

Keywords

Traumatic Brain Injury Functional Independence Measure Early Rehabilitation Acquire Brain Injury Brain Damage Patient 
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Reference

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    Voss A (1993) Standards der neurologisch-neurochirurgischen Frührehabilitation Ein Konzept der Arbeitsgemeinschaft Neurologische-Neurochirurgische Frührehabilitation in Fortschritte in der Neurotraumatologie und klinischen Neuropsychologie I, Spektrum der Neurorehabilitation, Herausgeber K, von Wild HH, W Zuckschwerdt Verlag Münschen — Bern — Wien — New York, 112–120Google Scholar

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© Springer-Verlag Wien 2002

Authors and Affiliations

  • E. Ortega-Suhrkamp
    • 1
  • S. Mundiyanapurath
    • 1
  1. 1.Asklepios Schloßberg-KlinikBad KönigGermany

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