Monday, February 07, 2011

Neuropsychology in Rehabilitation

From The Atlantic.com:

Giffords's Superspecialized Brain Doctor: Adding Insight to Injury
by Ford Vox
The Atlantic.com
07 February 2011

"A crucial part of Gabby Giffords's intensive brain injury rehabilitation at The Institute for Rehabilitation and Research (TIRR) in Houston involves serial assessments and counsel by a neuropsychologist, a superspecialized breed of clinician many people know little about.

"Rehabilitation teams count count on expert neuropsychologists to administer formal standardized tests and analyze those results in light of clinical data. The best neuropsychological reports are veritable Rosetta stones."

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