Traumatic Brain Injury Rehabilitation: The Lefaivre Rainbow Effect

1st Edition

Christine Lefaivre

Routledge
Published August 7, 2014
Textbook - 368 Pages - 196 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781482228243 - CAT# K22578

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Summary

The Lefaivre Rainbow Effect is a groundbreaking treatment for those suffering from a traumatic brain injury (TBI). This strategy is different from most others because it is individually designed for each client and focuses on the cognitive retraining of the brain based on pre-injury lifestyle as well as the organic damage to the brain, rather than the disability alone.

Starting in the community, after the acute and in-patient rehabilitation phases of recovery have been completed, the Lefaivre Rainbow Effect maximizes the recovery process by positioning the TBI survivor to be a motivated participant in the arduous journey of recovery.

Key features:

  • Provides tools and templates for managing the individualized treatment and integration process, including additional material available for download
  • Addresses physical, emotional, and cognitive deficits with a strong influence on participation in life activities
  • Includes the unique theory of the traumatically induced dysfunctional family, with the aim to preserve the family unit and reduce the overall loss for the survivor of brain injury
  • Features a practical approach, including chapter summaries, case studies, diagrams, and templates
  • Offers guidance on producing an Independent Medical Evaluation and preparing effectively for cross examination in recognition of the adversarial aspect of many TBI cases

This essential text demonstrates how rehabilitation professionals, including occupational therapists, doctors, nurses, social workers, speech pathologists, and neuropsychologists, can use the Lefaivre Rainbow Effect in their practices to improve therapeutic outcomes for their clients.

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