Memory functioning during the first year after closed head injury in children and adolescents.

@article{Levin1988MemoryFD,
  title={Memory functioning during the first year after closed head injury in children and adolescents.},
  author={Harvey S. Levin and Walter M. High and Linda Ewing-Cobbs and Jack M. Fletcher and Howard M. Eisenberg and Michael E. Miner and Felicia C. Goldstein},
  journal={Neurosurgery},
  year={1988},
  volume={22 6 Pt 1},
  pages={1043-52}
}
Effects of the severity of closed head injury (CHI) on verbal learning and memory and visual recognition memory were studied at base line and on a 1-year follow-up examination in 58 pediatric admissions sampled from three age ranges, 6-8, 9-12, and 13-15 years. Within each age range, recovery of memory was compared in patients with mild to moderate CHI and survivors of severe injury. Consistent with previous findings obtained in head-injured children sampled from a wide age range, the present… CONTINUE READING