Monash University

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Understanding the Management of Agitation During Post-Traumatic Amnesia After Traumatic Brain Injury

posted on 2023-03-20, 23:06 authored by SARAH LAUREN CARRIER
Agitation in the early period after traumatic brain injury (TBI) represents a significant barrier to effective care and rehabilitation, poses a risk to safety, and can increase the care burden for clinicians and families. This thesis provides novel insights that can inform the clinical management of post-TBI agitation, including the value of consistent agitation measurement, the implementation of non-pharmacological interventions, and education and training to guide clinicians and families caring for agitated patients in early TBI recovery.


Principal supervisor

Adam Mckay

Additional supervisor 1

Jennie Ponsford

Year of Award


Department, School or Centre

Psychological Sciences

Campus location



Doctor of Philosophy (Clinical Neuropsychology)

Degree Type



Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences

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