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Paroxysmal autonomic instability with dystonia after brain injury.
A complication of severe brain injury is a syndrome of intermittent agitation, diaphoresis, hyperthermia, hypertension, tachycardia, tachypnea, and extensor posturing. To capture the main features ofExpand
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Association of early childhood diarrhea and cryptosporidiosis with impaired physical fitness and cognitive function four-seven years later in a poor urban community in northeast Brazil.
To determine potential, long-term deficits associated with early childhood diarrhea and parasitic infections, we studied the physical fitness (by the Harvard Step Test) and cognitive function (byExpand
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Early childhood diarrhea is associated with diminished cognitive function 4 to 7 years later in children in a northeast Brazilian shantytown.
Diarrhea is well recognized as a leading cause of childhood mortality and morbidity in developing countries; however, possible long-term cognitive deficits from heavy diarrhea burdens in earlyExpand
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Dopamine Agonist Therapy in Low-Response Children Following Traumatic Brain Injury
The objective of this study was to determine whether a dopamine agonist could improve mental status among children in a low-response state following traumatic brain injury. In an 8-week, prospective,Expand
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Traumatic Brain Injury in Children and Adolescents: Surveillance for Pituitary Dysfunction
Background. Children who sustain traumatic brain injury (TBI) are at risk for developing hypopituitarism, of which growth hormone deficiency (GHD) is the most common manifestation. Objective. ToExpand
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Brain Imaging as a Predictor of Early Functional Outcome Following Traumatic Brain Injury in Children, Adolescents, and Young Adults
Objectives:A depth of lesion (DOL) model using brain imaging has been proposed to aid in medical decision-making and planning for rehabilitation resource needs. The purpose of this study was toExpand
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Medical aspects of pediatric rehabilitation after moderate to severe traumatic brain injury.
Recovery from severe traumatic brain injury (TBI) is prolonged, complicated and challenging. Medical rehabilitation is the bridge from acute medical care and stabilization to community reintegration.Expand
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APOE4 Protects the Cognitive Development in Children with Heavy Diarrhea Burdens in Northeast Brazil
Polymorphisms in the apolipoprotein E (APOE) have constituted the major rationale to identify potential risk groups for developing late-onset Alzheimer's disease and help to predict recovery ofExpand
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Fluconazole prophylaxis in extremely low birth weight infants and neurodevelopmental outcomes and quality of life at 8 to 10 years of age.
OBJECTIVE To examine the long-term effects of fluconazole prophylaxis in extremely low birth weight infants. STUDY DESIGN Neurodevelopmental status and quality of life of survivors from aExpand
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Role of apolipoprotein E4 in protecting children against early childhood diarrhea outcomes and implications for later development.
Our group and others have reported a series of studies showing that heavy burdens of diarrheal diseases in the formative first two years of life in children in urban shantytowns have profoundExpand
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