REHABILITATION RESEARCH CENTER

Research Publications

2021

Ali, A., Morfin, J., Mills, J., Pasipanodya, E. C., Maas, Y. J., Huang, E., Dirlikov, B., Englander, J., & Zedlitz, A. (2021). Fatigue After Traumatic Brain Injury: A Systematic Review. The Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation. https://doi.org/10.1097/HTR.0000000000000710

Solomon, D. L., Dirlikov, B., Shem, K. L., & Elliott, C. S. (2021). The Time Burden of Specialty Clinic Visits in Persons With Neurologic Disease: A Case for Universal Telemedicine Coverage. Frontiers in Neurology, 12. https://doi.org/10.3389/fneur.2021.559024

Wood, S., Khong, C.-M., Dirlikov, B., & Shem, K. (2021). Nutrition counseling and monitoring via tele-nutrition for healthy diet for people with spinal cord injury: A case series analyses. The Journal of Spinal Cord Medicine, 0(0), 1–9. https://doi.org/10.1080/10790268.2021.1871824

Pasipanodya, E. C., Dirlikov, B., Castillo, K., & Shem, K. L. (2021). Cognitive Profiles Among Individuals With Spinal Cord Injuries: Predictors and Relations With Psychological Well-being. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 102(3), 431–439. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apmr.2020.06.022

2020

Shem, Kazuko, Wong, J., & Dirlikov, B. (2020). Effective self-stretching of carpal ligament for the treatment of carpal tunnel syndrome: A double-blinded randomized controlled study. Journal of Hand Therapy, 33(3), 272–280. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jht.2019.12.002

Elliott, C. S., & Shem, K. (2020). Prevention of Urologic Morbidity in Progressive Neurologic Patients. In J. T. Stoffel & E. V. Dray (Eds.), Urological Care for Patients with Progressive Neurological Conditions (pp. 179–185). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-23277-1_20

Pasipanodya, E. C., & Shem, K. (2020). Provision of care through telemedicine during a natural disaster: A case study. Spinal Cord Series and Cases, 6(1), 1–5. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41394-020-0309-2

Ehsanian, R., Haefeli, J., Quach, N., Kosarchuk, J., Torres, D., Stuck, E. D., Endo, J., Crew, J. D., Dirlikov, B., Bresnahan, J. C., Beattie, M. S., Ferguson, A. R., & McKenna, S. L. (2020). Exploration of surgical blood pressure management and expected motor recovery in individuals with traumatic spinal cord injury. Spinal Cord, 58(3), 377–386. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41393-019-0370-5

2019

Dirlikov, B.*, Lavoie, S.*, & Shem, K. (2019). Correlation between thyroid function, testosterone levels, and depressive symptoms in females with spinal cord injury. Spinal Cord Series and Cases, 5(1), 1–7. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41394-019-0203-y

*these authors contributed equally.

Ehsanian, R., Timmerman, M. A., Wright, J. M., McKenna, S., Dirlikov, B., & Crew, J. (2019). Venous Thromboembolism is Associated With Lack of Vitamin D Supplementation in Patients With Spinal Cord Injury and Low Vitamin D Levels. PM&R, 11(2), 125–134. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pmrj.2018.09.038

Elliott, C. S., Stoffel, J. T., Myers, J. B., Lenherr, S. M., Welk, B., Elliott, S. P., & Shem, K. (2019). Validation of Upper Extremity Motor Function as a Key Predictor of Bladder Management After Spinal Cord Injury. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 100(10), 1939–1944. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apmr.2019.06.011

Elliott, C. S., Zlatev, D., Crew, J., & Shem, K. (2019). Do appreciable changes in the upper extremity motor capability to perform clean intermittent catheterization come about with time after traumatic spinal cord injury? Neurourology and Urodynamics, 38(3), 975–980. https://doi.org/10.1002/nau.23943

Quach, N., Do, J., Dirlikov, B., Ehsanian, R., Pasipanodya, E. C., Ali, A., & Duong, T. (2019). The Prognosis of Axial vs. Extra-Axial Lesions on Functional Status After Traumatic Brain Injury. Frontiers in Neurology, 10. https://doi.org/10.3389/fneur.2019.01167

Quach, N. T.*, Ehsanian, R.*, Dirlikov, B., Sechrist, S., Mohole, J., McKenna, S., Isaac, L., & Duong, T. T. (2019). Burden of Care Implications and Association of Intracranial Hypertension With Extremely Severe Post-traumatic Amnesia After Traumatic Brain Injury: A 5-Year Retrospective Longitudinal Study. Frontiers in Neurology, 10. https://doi.org/10.3389/fneur.2019.00034

*these authors contributed equally.

Shem, Kazuko, Wong, J., Dirlikov, B., & Castillo, K. (2019). Pharyngeal Dysphagia in Individuals With Cervical Spinal Cord Injury: A Prospective Observational Cohort Study. Topics in Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation, 25(4), 322–330. https://doi.org/10.1310/sci2504-322

Zakrasek, Elissa C., Yurkiewicz, S. M., Dirlikov, B., Pence, B. T., & Crew, J. D. (2019). Use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs to prevent heterotopic ossification after spinal cord injury: A retrospective chart review. Spinal Cord, 57(3), 214–220. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41393-018-0199-3

2018

Elliott, C. S., Dallas, K. B., Zlatev, D., Comiter, C. V., Crew, J., & Shem, K. (2018). Volitional Voiding of the Bladder after Spinal Cord Injury: Validation of Bilateral Lower Extremity Motor Function as a Key Predictor. The Journal of Urology, 200(1), 154–160. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.juro.2018.02.064

Sechrist, S., Lavoie, S., Khong, C.-M., Dirlikov, B., & Shem, K. (2018). Telemedicine using an iPad in the spinal cord injury population: A utility and patient satisfaction study. Spinal Cord Series and Cases, 4(1), 1–8. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41394-018-0105-4

Shem, Kazuko, Barncord, S., Flavin, K., & Mohan, M. (2018). Adverse cognitive effect of gabapentin in individuals with spinal cord injury: Preliminary findings. Spinal Cord Series and Cases, 4(1), 1–7. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41394-018-0038-y

Zlatev, D. V., Shem, K., & Elliott, C. S. (2018). Predictors of long-term bladder management in spinal cord injury patients-Upper extremity function may matter most. Neurourology and Urodynamics, 37(3), 1106–1112. https://doi.org/10.1002/nau.23430

Perkins, A., Braunling-McMorrow, D., Doherty, D., Dirlikov, B., & Altman, I. (2018). Neuro-Net and the Seamless Future for Brain and Spinal Cord Injury. Brain Injury Professional. https://issuu.com/braininjuryprofessional/docs/bip_july_2018

2017

Elliott, C. S., & Shem, K. (2017). Volitional Voiding After Spinal Cord Injury—Who Will and Who Will Not. Current Bladder Dysfunction Reports, 12(4), 337–342. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11884-017-0448-x

Zakrasek, E. C., Nielson, J. L., Kosarchuk, J. J., Crew, J. D., Ferguson, A. R., & McKenna, S. L. (2017). Pulmonary outcomes following specialized respiratory management for acute cervical spinal cord injury: A retrospective analysis. Spinal Cord, 55(6), 559–565. https://doi.org/10.1038/sc.2017.10

Shem, Kazuko, Sechrist, S. J., Loomis, E., & Isaac, L. (2017). SCiPad: Effective Implementation of Telemedicine Using iPads with Individuals with Spinal Cord Injuries, a Case Series. Frontiers in Medicine, 4, 58. https://doi.org/10.3389/fmed.2017.00058

Lavoie, S., Sechrist, S., Quach, N., Ehsanian, R., Duong, T., Gotlib, I. H., & Isaac, L. (2017). Depression in Men and Women One Year Following Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI): A TBI Model Systems Study. Frontiers in Psychology, 8. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2017.00634

Kolakowsky-Hayner, S. A., Bellon, K., Toda, K., Bushnik, T., Wright, J., Isaac, L., & Englander, J. (2017). A randomised control trial of walking to ameliorate brain injury fatigue: A NIDRR TBI model system centre-based study. Neuropsychological Rehabilitation, 27(7), 1002–1018. https://doi.org/10.1080/09602011.2016.1229680

2016

Shem, Kazuko, Karasik, D., Carufel, P., Kao, M.-C., & Zheng, P. (2016). Seated Tai Chi to alleviate pain and improve quality of life in individuals with spinal cord disorder. The Journal of Spinal Cord Medicine, 39(3), 353–358. https://doi.org/10.1080/10790268.2016.1148895

Zlatev, D. V., Shem, K., & Elliott, C. S. (2016). How many spinal cord injury patients can catheterize their own bladder? The epidemiology of upper extremity function as it affects bladder management. Spinal Cord, 54(4), 287–291. https://doi.org/10.1038/sc.2015.169

2015

Bellon, K., Kolakowsky-Hayner, S., Wright, J., Huie, H., Toda, K., Bushnik, T., & Englander, J. (2015). A home-based walking study to ameliorate perceived stress and depressive symptoms in people with a traumatic brain injury. Brain Injury, 29(3), 313–319. https://doi.org/10.3109/02699052.2014.974670

2014

Perrin, P. B., Krch, D., Sutter, M., Snipes, D. J., Arango-Lasprilla, J. C., Kolakowsky-Hayner, S. A., Wright, J., & Lequerica, A. (2014). Racial/ethnic disparities in mental health over the first 2 years after traumatic brain injury: A model systems study. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 95(12), 2288–2295. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apmr.2014.07.409

Lequerica, A., Chiaravalloti, N., Cantor, J., Dijkers, M., Wright, J., Kolakowsky-Hayner, S. A., Bushnick, T., Hammond, F., & Bell, K. (2014). The factor structure of the Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index in persons with traumatic brain injury. A NIDRR TBI model systems module study. NeuroRehabilitation, 35(3), 485–492. https://doi.org/10.3233/NRE-141141

2013

Corrigan, J. D., Kolakowsky-Hayner, S., Wright, J., Bellon, K., & Carufel, P. (2013). The Satisfaction With Life Scale. The Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation, 28(6), 489–491. https://doi.org/10.1097/HTR.0000000000000004

Kolakowsky-Hayner, S. A., Wright, J., Englander, J., Duong, T., & Ladley-O’Brien, S. (2013). Impact of late post-traumatic seizures on physical health and functioning for individuals with brain injury within the community. Brain Injury, 27(5), 578–586. https://doi.org/10.3109/02699052.2013.765595

2012

Lequerica, A., Bushnik, T., Wright, J., Kolakowsky-Hayner, S. A., Hammond, F. M., Dijkers, M. P., & Cantor, J. (2012). Psychometric properties of the Multidimensional Assessment of Fatigue scale in traumatic brain injury: An NIDRR Traumatic Brain Injury Model Systems study. The Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation, 27(6), E28-35. https://doi.org/10.1097/HTR.0b013e31826fe574

Kolakowsky-Hayner, S. A., Wright, J., Shem, K., Medel, R., & Duong, T. (2012). An effective community-based mentoring program for return to work and school after brain and spinal cord injury. NeuroRehabilitation, 31(1), 63–73. https://doi.org/10.3233/NRE-2012-0775

Kolakowsky-Hayner, S. A., Wright, J., & Bellon, K. (2012). A brief overview of the Patient Competency Rating Scale: Updates and additions to the COMBI. The Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation, 27(1), 83–85. https://doi.org/10.1097/HTR.0b013e31823645db

Ketchum, J. M., Almaz Getachew, M., Krch, D., Kolakowsky-Hayner, S. A., Baños, J. H., Lequerica, A., Wright, J., & Arango-Lasprilla, J. C. (2012). Characteristics associated with satisfaction with life 1 year post traumatic brain injury in a population of Hispanic individuals. NeuroRehabilitation, 30(1), 23–33. https://doi.org/10.3233/NRE-2012-0724

Malec, J. F., Hammond, F. M., Giacino, J. T., Whyte, J., & Wright, J. (2012). Structured interview to improve the reliability and psychometric integrity of the Disability Rating Scale. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 93(9), 1603–1608. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apmr.2012.04.003

Bellon, K., Wright, J., Jamison, L., & Kolakowsky-Hayner, S. (2012). Disability Rating Scale. The Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation, 27(6), 449–451. https://doi.org/10.1097/HTR.0b013e31826674d6

Bushnik, T., Englander, J., Wright, J., & Kolakowsky-Hayner, S. A. (2012). Traumatic brain injury with and without late posttraumatic seizures: What are the impacts in the post-acute phase: a NIDRR Traumatic Brain Injury Model Systems study. The Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation, 27(6), E36-44. https://doi.org/10.1097/HTR.0b013e318273375c

Kolakowsky-Hayner, S. A., Hammond, F. M., Wright, J., Novack, T. A., Englander, J., Diaz-Arrastia, R., Dennison, A., & Sueno, P. (2012). Ageing and traumatic brain injury: Age, decline in function and level of assistance over the first 10 years post-injury. Brain Injury, 26(11), 1328–1337. https://doi.org/10.3109/02699052.2012.706353

Jamison, L., Kolakowsky-Hayner, S. A., & Wright, J. (2012). Preliminary investigation of longitudinal sociodemographic, injury and psychosocial characteristics in a group of non-English speaking Latinos with brain injury. Brain Injury, 26(6), 805–813. https://doi.org/10.3109/02699052.2012.655367

2011

Lin, C. Y., Wright, J., Bushnik, T., & Shem, K. (2011). Traumatic spinal cord injuries in horseback riding: A 35-year review. The American Journal of Sports Medicine, 39(11), 2441–2446. https://doi.org/10.1177/0363546511419280

Shem, K., Medel, R., Wright, J., Kolakowsky-Hayner, S. A., & Duong, T. (2011). Return to work and school: A model mentoring program for youth and young adults with spinal cord injury. Spinal Cord, 49(4), 544–548. https://doi.org/10.1038/sc.2010.166

2010

Cohn, J., Wright, J., McKenna, S., & Bushnik, T. (2010). Impact of Mean Arterial Blood Pressure During the First Seven Days Post Spinal Cord Injury. Topics in Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation, 15, 96–106. https://doi.org/10.1310/sci1503-096

2009

Englander, J., Bushnik, T., Wright, J. M., Jamison, L., & Duong, T. T. (2009). Mortality in Late Post-Traumatic Seizures. Journal of Neurotrauma, 26(9), 1471–1477. https://doi.org/10.1089/neu.2008.0729

2008

Bushnik, T., Englander, J., & Wright, J. (2008a). Patterns of fatigue and its correlates over the first 2 years after traumatic brain injury. The Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation, 23(1), 25–32. https://doi.org/10.1097/01.HTR.0000308718.88214.bb

Bushnik, T., Englander, J., & Wright, J. (2008b). The experience of fatigue in the first 2 years after moderate-to-severe traumatic brain injury: A preliminary report. The Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation, 23(1), 17–24. https://doi.org/10.1097/01.HTR.0000308717.80590.22

2007

Bushnik, T., Wright, J., & Burdsall, D. (2007). Personal Attendant Turnover: Association with Level of Injury, Burden of Care, and Psychosocial Outcome. Topics in Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation, 12. https://doi.org/10.1310/sci1203-66

Bushnik, T., Englander, J., & Katznelson, L. (2007). Fatigue after TBI: Association with neuroendocrine abnormalities. Brain Injury, 21(6), 559–566. https://doi.org/10.1080/02699050701426915

2004

Duong, T. T., Englander, J., Wright, J., Cifu, D. X., Greenwald, B. D., & Brown, A. W. (2004). Relationship between strength, balance, and swallowing deficits and outcome after traumatic brain injury: A multicenter analysis. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 85(8), 1291–1297. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apmr.2003.11.032

Patterson, R., Bushnik, T., Burdsall, D., & Wright, J. (2004). Considerations of Peer Support for Persons with High Tetraplegia. Topics in Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation, 10(3), 30–37. https://doi.org/10.1310/N1UW-85UR-PRT6-9MWY

2003

Englander, J., Bushnik, T., Duong, T. T., Cifu, D. X., Zafonte, R., Wright, J., Hughes, R., & Bergman, W. (2003). Analyzing risk factors for late posttraumatic seizures: A prospective, multicenter investigation. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 84(3), 365–373. https://doi.org/10.1053/apmr.2003.50022

Englander, J., Cifu, D. X., Wright, J. M., & Black, K. (2003). The association of early computed tomography scan findings and ambulation, self-care, and supervision needs at rehabilitation discharge and at 1 year after traumatic brain injury. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 84(2), 214–220. https://doi.org/10.1053/apmr.2003.50094

2001

Hall, K. M., Bushnik, T., Lakisic-Kazazic, B., Wright, J., & Cantagallo, A. (2001). Assessing traumatic brain injury outcome measures for long-term follow-up of community-based individuals. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 82(3), 367–374. https://doi.org/10.1053/apmr.2001.21525

2000

Wright, J., Bushnik, T., & O’Hare, P. (2000). The Center for Outcome Measurement in Brain Injury (COMBI): An Internet resource you should know about. The Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation, 15(1), 734–738. https://doi.org/10.1097/00001199-200002000-00011

1999

Hall, K. M., Knudsen, S. T., Wright, J., Charlifue, S. W., Graves, D. E., & Werner, P. (1999). Follow-up study of individuals with high tetraplegia (C1-C4) 14 to 24 years postinjury. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 80(11), 1507–1513. https://doi.org/10.1016/s0003-9993(99)90265-4

Hall, K. M., Cohen, M. E., Wright, J., Call, M., & Werner, P. (1999). Characteristics of the Functional Independence Measure in traumatic spinal cord injury. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 80(11), 1471–1476. https://doi.org/10.1016/s0003-9993(99)90260-5

1998

Hall, K. M., Wallbom, A. S., & Englander, J. (1998). Premorbid history and traumatic brain injury. NeuroRehabilitation, 10(1), 3–12. https://doi.org/10.3233/NRE-1998-10102

1996

Englander, J. S., Cifu, D. X., Wright, J., Zafonte, R., Mann, N., Yablon, S., & Ivanhoe, C. (1996). The Impact of Acute Complications, Fractures, and Motor Deficits on Functional Outcome and Length of Stay After Traumatic Brain Injury: A Multicenter Analysis. The Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation, 11(5), 15–26.