Ethical Considerations in Chronic Brain Injury

Lenore Hawley, Flora M. Hammond, Alison M. Cogan, Shannon Juengst, Rachael Mumbower, Monique R. Pappadis, Wendy Waldman, Kristen Dams-O'Connor

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A growing number of individuals are living with chronic traumatic brain injury. As these individuals and their families attempt to reintegrate into their communities, several ethical questions arise for clinicians and researchers. These include issues around alignment of perspectives and priorities, as well as responsibilities for ongoing treatment, education, community outreach, and research. An action plan for addressing these questions is outlined.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)433-436
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation
Issue number6
StatePublished - Nov 1 2019


  • Brain injuries
  • chronic brain injury
  • outcome

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physical Therapy, Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation
  • Rehabilitation
  • Clinical Neurology

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    Hawley, L., Hammond, F. M., Cogan, A. M., Juengst, S., Mumbower, R., Pappadis, M. R., Waldman, W., & Dams-O'Connor, K. (2019). Ethical Considerations in Chronic Brain Injury. Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation, 34(6), 433-436.