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Rigshospitalet - a part of Copenhagen University Hospital
Profile photoKarin Spangsberg Kristensen
Physiotherapist
Department of Neurorehabilitation TBI Unit
Glostrup Hospital, Denmark

Education

2008-11Master of Public Health, Det sundhedsfaglige Fakultet, Copenhagen University
1993-96Physiotherapist, Fysioterapeutskolen, Esbjerg, Denmark.

Further education

2008Motor functions in humans (7.5 ECTS-points), Institut for idræt, Copenhagen University
2001-03Certificate as a Affolter-therapist, Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Probleme bei Wahrnehmungsstörungen (APW) approved.

Employment

2007Project assistant at RUBRIC (Research Unit on BRain Injury rehabilitation Copenhagen)
2005-07Physiotherapist, resource person, Department of Neurorehabilitation TBI Unit, Hvidovre Hospital
2001-05Physiotherapist, professional supervisor, Department of Neurorehabilitation TBI Unit, Hvidovre Hospital
2000-01Physiotherapist, Section of Apoplexia, Kolding Hospital
1999-00Physiotherapist, Therapie ZentrumBurgau, Germany
1996-99Physiotherapist, Section of Apoplexia, Kolding Hospital

Specialist

2011By Danske Pysioterapeuter authorized Specialist of Neurophysiotherapy

Present tasks

2011 +As a project assistant - performing the planning, development and implementation of projects regarding patient pathway descriptions in Department of Neurorehabilitation TBI Unit, Glostrup Hospital
2010-12Performing datacollection and participating in relevant publications in relation to the following study: Neuropsychological support to relatives of patients with severe traumatic brain injury. Anne Norup, PhD, Post.Doc
2007 +As a project assistant - performing the data collection, data processing, interviews and participate in relevant publications etc. in the following study: How do intensity and duration of rehabilitation affect traumatic brain injury outcomes? A comparing healtcare delivery systems in two developed nations. John Whyte, MD, PhD and Tessa Hart PhD, Moss Rehabilitation Research Institute, USA. Annette Nordenbo, consultant neurologist and Ingrid Poulsen, PhD, Department of Neurorehabilitation TBI Unit, Glostrup Hospital

Previous tasks related to research

2007-08Validated translation and implementation of the following measuring tools: Early Functional Abilities (EFA), Disability Rating Scale (DRS) and Glasgow Outcome Scale Extended (GOSE). See it on www.fysio.dk

Projects

Projekt styrket indsats for unge med erhvervet hjerneskade

Spangsberg Kristensen, K.

01/10/201330/09/2017

Moss / Hvidovre sammenligningsprojekt

Hart, T., Whyte, J., Nordenbo, A. M., Poulsen, I. & Spangsberg Kristensen, K.

01/10/200701/07/2013

Publications

How Do Intensity and Duration of Rehabilitation Services Affect Outcomes from Severe Traumatic Brain Injury? A Natural Experiment Comparing Healthcare Delivery Systems in Two Developed Nations

Hart, T., Whyte, J., Poulsen, I., Kristensen, K. S., Nordenbo, A. M., Chervoneva, I. & Vaccaro, M. J., 3 Aug 2016, In: Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. 97, 12, p. 2045–2053

Evaluating clinically significant changes in health-related quality of life: A sample of relatives of patients with severe traumatic brain injury

Norup, A., Kristensen, K. S., Poulsen, I. & Mortensen, E. L., 24 Aug 2015, In: Neuropsychological Rehabilitation. 27, 2, p. 1-20 20 p.

Functional Recovery After Severe Traumatic Brain Injury: An Individual Growth Curve Approach

Hart, T., Kozlowski, A., Whyte, J., Poulsen, I., Spangsberg Kristensen, K., Nordenbo, A. & Heinemann, A. W., 7 Jul 2014, In: Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. 95, 11, p. 2103-2110

Clinically significant changes in the emotional condition of relatives of patients with severe traumatic brain injury during sub-acute rehabilitation

Norup, A., Kristensen, K. S., Poulsen, I., Nielsen, C. L. & Mortensen, E. L., 3 Sep 2013, In: Journal of rehabilitation medicine : official journal of the UEMS European Board of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine. 45, 8, p. 820-6 7 p.

Neuropsychological support to relatives of patients with severe traumatic brain injury in the sub-acute phase

Norup, A., Kristensen, K. S., Siert, L., Poulsen, I. & Mortensen, E. L., 2011, In: Neuropsychological Rehabilitation. 21, 3, p. 306-21 16 p.

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