PUBLICATIONS

A growing expert in the field of rehabilitation and concussion medicine, Melissa has a number of publications you may find of interest.

Book Chapters:

Biscardi, M. (2019). Long-term reproductive health issues in women with persistent symptoms following traumatic brain injury. University of Toronto Press (Master of Science dissertation).

Biscardi, M. & Colantonio, A. (2019). Sex and gender considerations for rehabilitation of older adults, in, Handbook of Rehabilitation in Older Adults, Springer Publications.

Biscardi, M. & Smeh, D. (2008). A Million Messages, in, Preventing Neurotrauma: A Casebook of Evidence Based Practices. University of Toronto Press, Toronto, Ontario.


Publications: 

Xiong, C., Biscardi, M., Nalder, E., Colantonio, A. (2019). Sex and gender differences in caregiving burden experienced by family caregivers of persons with dementia: A systematic review. BMJ.

Xiong, C., Biscardi, M., Nalder, E., Colantonio, A. (2018). Sex and gender differences in caregiving burden experienced by family caregivers ofpersons with dementia: a systematic review protocol. BMJ.

Cassidy, D. J., Cancelliere, C., Donovan, J., Stochkendahl, M.J., Biscardi, M., Ammendolia, C. (2016)Factors affecting return to work after injury or illness:  Best Evidence Synthesis of Systematic ReviewsChiropractic and Manual Therapies. (submitted January 2016)                                

McGilton, K.S., Lever, J., Mowat, K., Parnell, L., Perivolaris, A., Biscardi, M. (2007). Gerontological Care Approach: A Model for Dementia Care. Alzheimers Care Quarterly, 8 (2).

McGilton, K.S., Wells, J., Davis, A., Rochon, E., Calabrese, S, Teare, G., Naglie, G & Biscardi, M. (2007). Rehabilitation of Patients with Dementia: Behavioral Symptoms that Interfere with Care. Topics in Geriatric Rehab, 23 (2)


Presentations and Reports:

Biscardi, M., Cullen, N., Eistein, G., Colantonio, A. (2019). Long-term reproductive health issues in women following traumatic brain injury. International Brain Injury Association Congress, March 2019.

Biscardi, M. (invited presenter) [Cullen, N., Eistein, G., Colantonio, A.] (2019). Long-term reproductive health issues in women following traumatic brain injury. University of Toronto, March 2019.

Biscardi, M., Cullen, N., Eistein, G., Colantonio, A. (2018). Long-term reproductive health issues in women following traumatic brain injury. Brain Injury Association of Ontario, October 2018.

Biscardi, M., & Colantonio, A. (2018). Long term arthritis and musculoskeletal complaints following traumatic brain injury. Federal Interagency Conference on TBI, Washington, DC. 

Biscardi, M., & Colantonio, A. (2017). Long term arthritis and musculoskeletal complaints following traumatic brain injury. American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine, Dallas, TX. 

Cassidy, D. J., Cancelliere, C., Donovan, J., Stochkendahl, M.J., Biscardi, M., Ammendolia, C. (2015)Development of Return to WorkGuidelines for MTBI: Phase 1 (2015). Prepared for the Ontario Neurotrauma Foundation.