Analysis and Valuation of the Expertise of Use of the Close Friends of People Victims of Traumatic Brain Injury

Overview

Post-traumatic behavioral disorders : analysis and valuation of the expertise of use of the close friends of people victims of traumatic brain injury.

Full Title of Study: “AVEC-TC : Post-traumatic Behavioral Disorders : Analysis and Valuation of the Expertise of Use of the Close Relations of People Victims of Traumatic Brain Injury”

Study Type

  • Study Type: Observational
  • Study Design
    • Time Perspective: Prospective
  • Study Primary Completion Date: February 2015

Detailed Description

Collection of the expertise of use of the close friends of people victims of traumatic brain injury. The objective of the work is to collect, to describe, to analyze the corpus of knowledge of the close friends and to transcribe it in two registers, theoretical and practical..

Interventions

  • Behavioral: Traumatic brain injury
    • Collection of the use of expertise relatives of victims of traumatic brain injury

Clinical Trial Outcome Measures

Primary Measures

  • Collection of the expertise of the close friends(relations) of people victims of a post traumatic brain injury.
    • Time Frame: 1 day
    • The main assessment criteria will be the definition of a list of skills to acquire on behalf of close friends(relations) of a person with a post traumatic brain injury to face, warn and adapt itself to the behavior disorders pos traumatic.

Secondary Measures

  • Evaluation of the adequacy of therapeutic medicinal with the recommendations .
    • Time Frame: 1 Day
    • Assessment criteria for the evaluation of the use of the therapeutic and their adequacy with the recommendations will be: Patients percentage under psychotropics Patients percentage under neuroleptic first generation
  • Evaluation of the resounding of the disorders(confusions) on the social participation.
    • Time Frame: 1 Day
    • Assessment criteria for the resounding of the disorders(confusions) on the social participation will be: The scores Qolibri The scores CIQ The correlation between scores ISDC and Qolibri The correlation between score ISDC and the SF36 score of quality of life of the close friends(relations) The correlation between score ISDC and CIQ
  • Quantification of the frequency of the post-traumatic behavior disorders.
    • Time Frame: One day
    • The assessment criteria for the quantification of the frequency of the behavior disorders will be the ISDC score (Inventory of dysexecutive syndrome).

Participating in This Clinical Trial

Inclusion Criteria

  • Victim of a grave or moderate traumatic brain injury. – Living at home or in institution – Seen in consultation in the UH of Angers in neurology and/or in the center of rehabilitation specialized the Capuins and/or followed by Arch Anjou and/or sent by the associations of families. – 18 – 65 years at the time of the inclusion – Moderate or grave traumatic brain injury, defined by the score of initial Glasgow 13 and/or a hospitalization of at least 48 hours in intensive care. – Existence of at least a referent Close friend(relation) : parent(relative), child, spouse, professionnal or other. – Obtaining of the informed consent of the cranial traumatized, the close friend and the guardian if necessary. Exclusion Criteria:

  • Lack of consent to participate in the study

Gender Eligibility: All

Minimum Age: 18 Years

Maximum Age: 65 Years

Are Healthy Volunteers Accepted: No

Investigator Details

  • Lead Sponsor
    • University Hospital, Angers
  • Provider of Information About this Clinical Study
    • Sponsor
  • Overall Official(s)
    • Isabelle Richard-Crémieux, Md-PHD, Principal Investigator, University Hospital, Angers
  • Overall Contact(s)
    • Isabelle Richard-Crémieux, Md-PHD, (0)2-41-35-17-19, Isabelle.richard@univ-angers.fr

Citations Reporting on Results

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Bayen E, Pradat-Diehl P, Jourdan C, Ghout I, Bosserelle V, Azerad S, Weiss JJ, Joël ME, Aegerter P, Azouvi P; Steering Committee of the PariS-TBI study. Predictors of informal care burden 1 year after a severe traumatic brain injury: results from the PariS-TBI study. J Head Trauma Rehabil. 2013 Nov-Dec;28(6):408-18. doi: 10.1097/HTR.0b013e31825413cf.

Fugate LP, Spacek LA, Kresty LA, Levy CE, Johnson JC, Mysiw WJ. Measurement and treatment of agitation following traumatic brain injury: II. A survey of the Brain Injury Special Interest Group of the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 1997 Sep;78(9):924-8.

Osiurak F, Jarry C, Allain P, Aubin G, Etcharry-Bouyx F, Richard I, Bernard I, Le Gall D. Unusual use of objects after unilateral brain damage: the technical reasoning model. Cortex. 2009 Jun;45(6):769-83. doi: 10.1016/j.cortex.2008.06.013. Epub 2008 Nov 8.

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