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JournalClubMag2Acquired Brain Injuries Journal Club
The Acquired Brain Injuries Journal Club aims to gather colleagues at the rehab center and the NSRC, neurology and neurosurgery. The acquired brain injury team works as a continuum from acute care, to rehab, and through to outpatient follow up and support through outreach programs.The Acquired Brain Injury Club includes Physiotherapists, Nurse Practitioners, Neuropsychologists, Occupational Therapists, Social Workers, Nurses, Vocational Counsellors, Physicians, Recreation Therapists, Social Workersand administrators who share an interest in the provision of patient-centered Acquired Brain Injury Services. Using a multi-disciplinary approach, the ABI Journal Club invites members to share resources, engage in discussion, foster knowledge translation, become involved in research initiatives, and develop quality improvement initiatives consistent with up-to-date research. Topics could include pathophysiology, diagnostic imaging, medications, cognition, mobility, mood, addictions, therapy, resilience, employment, socio-economic concerns, complimentary therapies, balance, apathy, orthotics, tone/spasticity, and management of ABI sequelae.

Meetings occur on the Third Tuesday of each month
 *Winter/Spring Schedule: Jan 15 - Feb 19 - Mar 19 - Apr 16 - May 21 - June 18
Next meeting: Sept 17th 2019 @ 8.15am 
Meeting location: BRC Boardroom, 3rd floor, LSRI (North Tower, 1348 Summer St) 
Topic: Things We Do for No Reason: The Use of Thickened Liquids in Treating Hospitalized Adult Patients with Dysphagia (presented by Emily McGuire) 


Contact: Alison McDonald,   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.,   902-473-1288
               Melanie Dunlop, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., 902-473-1401

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