Assessment of Health Related Quality of Life in Post Traumatic Brain Injury

Health Related Quality of Life in TBI

Authors

  • Afshan Anam University Institute of Physical Therapy, Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, The University of Lahore, Lahore, Pakistan
  • Faiza Sharif University Institute of Physical Therapy, Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, The University of Lahore, Lahore, Pakistan
  • Arsalan Saleem Chugtai Rashid Latif Medical College, Lahore, Pakistan

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https://doi.org/10.54393/tt.v1i1.7

Abstract

Traumatic brain injury (TBI) occurs as a result of an outside force, e.g. a blow to the head in a fall or traffic accident, and is a major cause of death and disability all over the world, especially in children and young adults.Objective: To determine the Assessment of health related quality of life in post traumatic brain injury. Methods:It was the cross-sectional observational study. Data was collected by 40 TBI patients on basis of inclusion and exclusion criteria. Quality of life after traumatic brain injury questionnaire was used in this study to see the QoL in post TBI patients.Results: In general males were more affected then females and main reason of TBI was motor bike. The quality of life much affected in feeling, physical work and social relationship. The QoL didn’t depend upon time since injury but depend on severity of injury. Conclusion: Physical work issue was the fundamental predictive factor of  hundered personal satisfaction of TBI individuals perhaps, there was no relationship among impairment and QoL. This change of QOL has clinical implications and features the need of more endeavors to improve the rehabilitation interventions.

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2020-06-30

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Anam, A., Sharif, F., & Chugtai, A. S. (2020). Assessment of Health Related Quality of Life in Post Traumatic Brain Injury: Health Related Quality of Life in TBI. THE THERAPIST (Journal of Therapies &Amp; Rehabilitation Sciences), 1(1), 16–21. https://doi.org/10.54393/tt.v1i1.7

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