Publications & Presentations from the SCTBIFR

Public Health Sciences

Selassie AW, Borg K, Busch C, and Russell WS. Abusive head trauma in young children: a population-based study. Pediatr Emerg Care, 2013. 29(3): 283 to 91.

Yang C, Selassie AW, Carter ER, et al. Measuring QoL with SF-36 in Older Americans with TBI. Applied Research in Quality of Life, 2012. 7(1): 63 to 81.

Borg K, Selassie AW, and Cifuni M. The State of Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury in SC. The Journal of the SC Medical Association, 2011. 107: 15 to 16.

Selassie AW, Fakhry SM, and Ford DW. Population-based study of the risk of in-hospital death after traumatic brain injury: the role of sepsis. J Trauma, 2011. 71(5): 1226 to 1234.

Yang C and Selassie AW. Use of multiple-indicator multiple-causes models affirmed the factor structure of SF-36 in racially heterogeneous population groups with traumatic brain injury. J Clin Epidemiol, 2011. 64(7): 815 to 816.

Corrigan JD, Selassie AW, and Orman JA. The epidemiology of traumatic brain injury. J Head Trauma Rehabil, 2010. 25(2): 72 to 80.

Ferguson PL, Smith GM, Wannamaker BB, et al. A population-based study of risk of epilepsy after hospitalization for traumatic brain injury. Epilepsia, 2010. 51(5): 891 to 898.

Saunders LL, Selassie AW, Hill EG, et al. Pre-existing health conditions and repeat traumatic brain injury. Arch Phys Med Rehabil, 2009. 90(11): 1853 to 1859.

Saunders LL, Selassie AW, Hill EG, et al. A population-based study of repetitive traumatic brain injury among persons with traumatic brain injury. Brain Inj, 2009. 23(11): 866 to 872.

Horner MD, Selassie AW, Lineberry L, et al. Predictors of psychological symptoms 1 year after traumatic brain injury: a population-based, epidemiological study. J Head Trauma Rehabil, 2008. 23(2): 74 to 83.

Selassie AW, Zaloshnja E, Langlois JA, et al. Incidence of long-term disability following traumatic brain injury hospitalization, United States, 2003. J Head Trauma Rehabil, 2008. 23(2): 123 to 131.

Zaloshnja E, Miller T, Langlois JA, et al. Prevalence of long-term disability from traumatic brain injury in the civilian population of the United States, 2005. J Head Trauma Rehabil, 2008. 23(6): 394 to 400.

Corrigan JD, Lineberry LA, Komaroff E, et al. Employment after traumatic brain injury: differences between men and women. Arch Phys Med Rehabil, 2007. 88(11): 1400 to 1409.

Corrigan JD, Selassie AW, Lineberry LA, et al. Comparison of the Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Model Systems national dataset to a population-based cohort of TBI hospitalizations. Arch Phys Med Rehabil, 2007. 88(4): 418 to 426.

Pickelsimer EE, Selassie AW, Sample PL, et al. Unmet service needs of persons with traumatic brain injury. J Head Trauma Rehabil, 2007. 22(1): 1 to 13.

McCarthy ML, Dikmen SS, Langlois JA, et al. Self-reported psychosocial health among adults with traumatic brain injury. Arch Phys Med Rehabil, 2006. 87(7): 953 to 961.

Pickelsimer EE, Selassie AW, Gu JK, et al. A population-based outcomes study of persons hospitalized with traumatic brain injury: operations of the South Carolina Traumatic Brain Injury Follow-up Registry. J Head Trauma Rehabil, 2006. 21(6): 491 to 504.

Horner MD, Ferguson PL, Selassie AW, et al. Patterns of alcohol use 1 year after traumatic brain injury: a population-based, epidemiological study. J Int Neuropsychol Soc, 2005. 11(3): 322 to 330.

Selassie AW, McCarthy ML, Ferguson PL, et al. Risk of posthospitalization mortality among persons with traumatic brain injury, South Carolina 1999 to 2001. J Head Trauma Rehabil, 2005. 20(3): 257 to 269.

Leith KH, Phillips L, and Sample PL. Exploring the service needs and experiences of persons with TBI and their families: the South Carolina experience. Brain Inj, 2004. 18(12): 1191 to 1208.

Selassie AW, Pickelsimer EE, Ferguson PL, et al., South Carolina Traumatic Brain Injury Follow-up Registry Manual of Operations, 2004: Charleston, SC

Selassie AW, Pickelsimer EE, Frazier L, Jr., et al. The effect of insurance status, race, and gender on ED disposition of persons with traumatic brain injury. Am J Emerg Med, 2004. 22(6): 465 to 473.

Langlois JA, Kegler SR, Butler JA, et al. Traumatic brain injury-related hospital discharges. Results from a 14-state surveillance system, 1997. MMWR Surveill Summ, 2003. 52(4): 1 to 20.

Selassie AW, McCarthy ML, and Pickelsimer EE. The influence of insurance, race, and gender on emergency department disposition. Acad Emerg Med, 2003. 10(11): 1260 to 1270.

Selassie AW, Pickelsimer EE, Gravelle W, et al., South Carolina Traumatic Brain Injury Follow-up Registry and Surveillance System Data Codebook, 2003: Charleston, SC

Pickelsimer EE, Gu JK, Gravelle W, et al. Population-based Follow-up of Persons with Traumatic Brain Injury: The South Carolina Traumatic Brain Injury Follow-up System. Brain Injury Source, 2002. 6(2): 18 to 20.

Presentations from the SCTBIFR

Saunders, L.L., Krause, J.S., Selassie, A., & Cao, Y. Health care access after SCI and TBI: A comparison with the general population. Oral presentation at the annual conference of NARRTC, Alexandria, VA: April 2012.

Saunders, L.L., Krause, J.S., & Selassie, A. Health behaviors among blacks with spinal cord injury: A comparison with the general population. Poster presentation at the annual conference of the American Spinal Injury Association, Denver, CO: April, 2012.

Saunders, L.L., & Krause, J.S. Health behaviors and chronic health conditions among black with TBI and SCI compared to the general population. Poster presentation at the 3rd Federal Interagency Conference on TBI, Washington, DC: June 2011.

Selassie, A.W., Guimaraes, P., Ferguson, P.L., and Pickelsimer, E.E. Predictors of long-term disability after traumatic brain injury. Denver, Colorado, May 11, 2005.

Pickelsimer, E.E., Selassie, A.W., and Sample, P.L. Unmet service needs of community dwelling persons with Traumatic Brain Injury one year after injury. Atlanta, Georgia, April 14, 2005.

Pickelsimer, E.E., Selassie, A.W., Sample, P.L., Heineman, A., Gu, J., and Veldheer, L. Perceived needs of community dwelling persons with Traumatic Brain Injury one-year after hospital discharge: findings from the South Carolina Traumatic Brain Injury Follow-up Registry. Ponte Vedra, Florida, September 12, 2004.

Pickelsimer E.E.,, Selassie AW, Gu J, Veldheer L. Findings from the South Carolina Traumatic Brain Injury Follow-Up Registry: service needs of 2,118 persons with Traumatic Brain Injury one year after hospital discharge. 7th World Conference on Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion. Vienna, Austria, June 6 to 9, 2004.

Horner MD, Labbate LA, Ferguson PL, Tweedy K, Selassie AW. Predictors of psychological symptoms and treatment one year after traumatic brain injury: A population-based, epidemiological study. American Neuropsychiatric Association 15th Annual Meeting, Bal Harbour, Florida, February 21 to 24, 2004.

Horner MD, Ferguson PL, Selassie AW, Labbate LA, Tweedy K, Corrigan JD. Patterns of alcohol use one year after traumatic brain injury: A population-based, epidemiological study. Annual Meeting of the International Neuropsychological Society. Baltimore, Maryland, February 4 to 7, 2004.

Pickelsimer EE, Selassie AW, Gu J. Interim findings of the South Carolina Traumatic Brain Injury Follow-up Registry: factors associated with unemployment one-year post injury. American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine. Tucson, Arizona, October 24 to 26, 2003.

Selassie, A.W., Rhoades, D.R., and Damian, G. Repetitive Traumatic Brain Injury - A population based risk analysis of hospital discharges and ED visits among persons who had more than one TBI, South Carolina 1996 to 2001. Tucson, Arizona, October 24, 2003.

Pickelsimer EE, Selassie AW, Gu J. Does working greater than 20 hours per week predict satisfaction with life one-year after traumatic brain injury? International Congress on Brain Injury. Stockholm, Sweden, May 23 to 26, 2003.

Pickelsimer EE, Selassie AW, Gu J, Veldheer L. Factors associated with working less than 20 hours per week one-year after traumatic brain injury―the Follow-up Study in South Carolina, 1999-2001. Safety in Numbers Conference. Atlanta, Georgia, April 28 to 29, 2003. 

Whiteneck G, Selassie AW, Pickelsimer EE, Brooks CA, Mellick D. Breakfast Session: Measuring Outcomes Following Traumatic Brain Injury. Results and Findings of the South Carolina Traumatic Brain Injury Follow-up System. American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine Annual Assembly. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, October 2 to 6, 2002.

Pickelsimer EE, Selassie AW, Gu J. Self-Reported Needs at One-Year Post Injury of Persons with Traumatic Brain Injury: Findings from the South Carolina Traumatic Brain Injury Follow-up Registry. American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine Annual Assembly, Philadelphia, PA, October 5, 2002.

Selassie AW, McCarthy ML, Pickelsimer EE. Disparity in the Delivery of Inpatient Care Among Trauma Patients in the Emergency Department. International Epidemiology Association. Montreal, Canada, August 18 to 22, 2002.

Whiteneck G, Selassie AW, Pickelsimer EE, Brooks CA. Course: Statewide, Population-Based Follow-up Outcomes of People Hospitalized with Traumatic Brain Injury in Colorado and South Carolina. Findings from the South Carolina Traumatic Brain Injury Follow-up System. Brain Injury Association 21 st Annual Symposium. Minneapolis, Minnesota, July 26, 2002.

Pickelsimer EE, Veldheer, L, Gu J, Selassie AW, Langlois JA. Self-Reported Needs of Persons with Traumatic Brain Injury at One Year Post Injury: Findings from the South Carolina Traumatic Brain Injury Follow-up System. Brain Injury Association 21 st Symposium. Minneapolis, Minnesota, July 25, 2002.

Pickelsimer EE, Selassie AW, Gu J, Gravelle W, Broadhurst S. Does employment after TBI predict life satisfaction for persons with traumatic brain injury as measured by the SWLS? Preliminary findings from the South Carolina Traumatic Brain Injury Follow-up Registry. Brain Injury Association 21 st Annual Symposium. Minneapolis, Minnesota, July 25, 2002.

Gravelle WJ. Traumatic Brain Injury Due to Sports and Recreational Activities in the Emergency Department in SC: Pitfalls of the ICD-9-based External Causes of Injury Coding. 10th Anniversary Celebration of the National Center for Injury Prevention and Control. “Models of Safety.” Baltimore, Maryland, June 20, 2002.

Selassie, A.W., and Gu, J. Quantitative assessment of uncertainty using sensitivity analysis: A Model-based approach to characterize prognostic factors in Traumatic Brain Injury deaths. Honolulu, Hawaii, June 5, 2002.

Selassie, A.W., Pickelsimer, E.E., Veldheer, L., Kelley, M., and Frazier Jr., L. Mortality and long-term disability after Traumatic brain injury - a population based analysis of hospital discharges in South Carolina, 1981 to 2000. Atlanta, Georgia, December 3, 2001.

Selassie, A.W., Gu, J., and Thomas-Koger, M. Estimation of the incidence of learning domain disabilities among patients with Stroke and TBI using statewide hospital discharge data systems. Atlanta, Georgia, October 21, 2001.

Selassie, A.W., Pickelsimer, E.E., Gravelle, W., and Clifford, J. Population-based evaluation of concussions and unspecified head injuries in South Carolina, 1996 to 2000. Atlanta, Georgia, July 28, 2001.

Selassie, A.W., Pickelsimer, E.E., Frazier Jr., L., and Wilson, D.A. In-hospital deaths due to Traumatic Brain Injury: a population-based analysis in South Carolina, USA, 1990 to 1999. Torino, Italy, May 5, 2001.

Selassie, A.W., Bradley, E.P., and Langlois, J.A. The need for population-based Traumatic Brain Injury follow-up registry systems for children: evidence from statewide hospital discharge and emergency visit surveillance activities in South Carolina, 1989 to 1999. Chicago, Illinois, August 1, 2000.

Selassie AW, Langlois JA, Bradley (Pickelsimer) EP. Building a Case for the Needs of People with Traumatic Brain Injury: Design and Methods for the South Carolina Traumatic Brain Injury Registry and Follow-up System. Brain Injury Association National Conference. Chicago, Illinois, July 31, 2000.

Langlois JA, Bradley (Pickelsimer) EP, Rhoades DR, Selassie AW, Sniezek J. Outcomes of Traumatic Brain Injury: Methods for a Population-Based Investigation. World Congress on Injury. New Delhi, India, March 2000.

Langlois JA, Helgeson S, Whiteneck G, Selassie AW, Kinde M, Bradley (Pickelsimer) EP. Population-based Traumatic Brain Injury Outcomes Data: Translating into Policy and Ensuring Access to Services. Traumatic Brain Injury in the 21 st Century: Learning from Models of Research and Service Delivery. Bethesda, Maryland, December 2 to 4, 1999.

Selassie, A.W., and Bradley, E.P. Gender differences in TBI severity - a population based analysis in South Carolina: 1981 to 1998. Bethesda, Maryland, December 2, 1999.

Selassie, A.W., Bradley, E.P., and Rhoades, D.R. Determinants of hospitalization among individuals with less-severe TBI: a population-based discharge and Emergency Department (ED) visit analysis in South Carolina, 1996 to 1997. Quebec, Canada, June 12, 1999.

Selassie, A.W. Epidemiology of TBI and critical data issues (panel presentation). New Orleans, Louisiana, November 3, 1998.