Kathleen Braden

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OBJECTIVE To determine differences between hospitalized injured children who had preinjury cognitive impairments (IMPs) and children who had no preinjury cognitive conditions (NO). DESIGN Comparative analysis, excluding fatalities, of patients with IMP (n = 371) with patients with NO (n = 58 745), aged from 0 to 19 years. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES(More)
Ventricular fluid taken from 29 children with active hydrocephalus was assayed for GM1 ganglioside level and correlated with gross assessment of intellectual outcome. Normal levels of GM1 ganglioside were consistent with grossly normal intellectual function. Marked elevations of GM1 ganglioside were found in the ventricular fluid of severely retarded(More)
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