The NIHR Global Health Research Group on Acquired Brain and Spine Injury (ABSI)

Working to understand brain and spine injury care worldwide,
generate and implement innovation, and build capacity in global healthcare workforces.

Our project themes

T H E M E 1

Mapping Care

Developing an understanding of current management approaches of brain and spine injury worldwide.

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T H E M E 2

Understanding Care

Developing an understanding of injury rehabilitation, the role of nurses and AHPs in neurosurgical care, and access to care and identifying deteriorating patients.

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T H E M E 3

Generating and Implementing Innovation

Conducting randomised trials, developing personalised algorithms and interventions, and evaluating novel technologies and mediums to improve patient care after injury.

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T H E M E 4

Capacity Building

Developing capacity through sustainable education and training partnerships, and through patient and public involvement in LMIC research activities.

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