EBP Compendium: Summary of Systematic Review
The Netherlands Organisation of Health Research and Development; Rehabilitation Research Programme; Institute of Rehabilitation Research
Occurrence and Measurement of Transfer in Cognitive Rehabilitation: A Critical Review
Geusgens, C. A., Winkens, I., et al.
Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine, 39(6), 425-439.
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Criteria for inclusion of studies are provided
Search strategy is described in sufficient detail for replication
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Quality assessments are reproducible
Description: This is a review of research studies investigating the transfer effects of compensatory strategy use to everyday situations. Populations include adults with a clinical diagnosis of acquired brain injury following stroke or traumatic brain injury.
What is the occurrence of transfer of cognitive strategy training for persons with acquired brain injury?
How is the transfer measured?
Population: Adults with a clinical diagnosis of acquired brain injury following stroke or acquired brain injury.
Intervention/Assessment: Cognitive strategy training with outcome measures for transfer
Number of Studies Included: 41
Years Included: 1982 - 2005
Keywords: Brain Injury, Stroke, Cognitive Rehabilitation
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Added to Compendium: February 2012