Functional memory skills following traumatic brain injury in young children.

  title={Functional memory skills following traumatic brain injury in young children.},
  author={Vicki Anderson and Cathy Catroppa and Sue A Morse and Flora Haritou},
  journal={Pediatric rehabilitation},
  volume={3 4},
Traumatic brain injury (TBI) may have a profound impact on a child's ongoing development. Various risk factors have been found to predict outcome, but considerable variability remains unexplained. This study used a prospective, longitudinal design to examine recovery of memory function following TBI within the pre-school period. Forty-four children with TBI were divided according to injury severity (mild, moderate, severe), and compared to age and SES matched healthy controls (n = 26). Children… CONTINUE READING

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