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Brain Injury

Evidence Syntheses, Reviews & CATs

Start here to find evidence syntheses – summaries of research that have already been appraised.

  1. Brain Canada
  2. Stroke Engine
  3. Evidence-Based Review of Moderate to Severe ABI
  4. International Brain Injury Association One Stop Evidence Guide
  5. The Cochrane Library - Best Evidence in Health Care
  6. National Guideline Clearinghouse
  7. BestBETS Best Evidence Topics
  8. PsychBITE - ABI Interventions Database
  9. PEDro: Physiotherapy Evidence Database
  10. OT Seeker (Critically Appraised Topics)
  11. EBM Reviews (eHLBC or Academic users only)
  12. Pediatric Constraint Induced Movement Therapy Guidelines (BC)
  13. Ontario Neurotrauma Foundation Pediatric Concussion Guidelines
  14. Browse Brain Inury in the Cincinnati Children's Hospital Evidence Based Care Topics
  15. Brain Injury Evidence-based Care Recommendations from Cincinnati Children's Hospital

Article Indexes

Look here to find article databases for primary research. Choose your route to electronic databases based on your affiliations (e.g. UBC library, eHLBC or open access). Some saved searches have been created here to speed up your search.


Academic/UBC Library Databases - Full-text available to UBC users with a valid library card only- don't forget to setup a VPN or the Proxy if you are off-campus.


Electronic Health Library of BC (eHLBC) - Accessible to:

  • Publicly funded BC post-secondary institutions providing health education
  • BC Ministries of Advanced Education, Health & Children and Family Development
  • All BC Health Authorities
  • BC College of Physicians and Surgeons

For a full list of e-journals and databases available on eHLBC click here.


PubMed (open access)

Google Scholar (open access)



Here are a few specific journals dedicated to brain injury.

  1. Journal of Rehabilitation Research and Development
  2. Developmental Neurorehabilitation
  3. Brain Injury
  4. Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation
Last Updated: Jul 25, 2017