J Head Trauma Rehabil 2021 Sep-Oct 01;36(5):310-327
Division of Rehabilitation Psychology, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle (Drs Starosta and Hoffman); Institute for Behavioral Health at the Heller School for Social Policy & Management, Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts (Dr Adams); Rocky Mountain Mental Illness Research Education and Clinical Center, Veterans Health Administration, Aurora, Colorado (Dr Adams); Division of Rehabilitation Psychology and Neuropsychology (Dr Kreutzer), Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (Ms Marwitz), Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis (Dr Monden); Brain Injury Research Center of Mount Sinai, Departments of Rehabilitation Medicine and Neurology, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York City, New York (Dr Dams O'Connor).
Objective: To summarize the current literature to identify what research has been conducted, examine the approaches used, and determine what is presently known about prescription and nonprescription opioid receipts and use among individuals with traumatic brain injury (TBI).
Data Sources: The search strategy included the following: opioid; opiate; analgesics, opioid; opiate alkaloids; or opioid-related disorders; AND brain injury; brain injuries; brain injuries, traumatic; head injury; head injuries; head injuries, closed; head injuries, penetrating; brain concussion; diffuse axonal injury; diffuse axonal injuries; brain trauma/s; head trauma/s; concussion; craniocerebral trauma/s; or TBI. Filters included English and Adults (19+ years). Read More