The UCLA study of Predictors of Cognitive Functioning Following Moderate/Severe Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury.

@article{Moran2016TheUS,
  title={The UCLA study of Predictors of Cognitive Functioning Following Moderate/Severe Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury.},
  author={Lisa Michelle Moran and Talin Babikian and Larissa Borofsky Del Piero and Monica U. Ellis and Claudia Kernan and Nina Newman and Christopher C. Giza and Richard Mink and Jeffrey Johnson and Christopher Babbitt and Robert F. Asarnow},
  journal={Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society : JINS},
  year={2016},
  volume={22 5},
  pages={
          512-9
        }
}
OBJECTIVES Following pediatric moderate-to-severe traumatic brain injury (msTBI), few predictors have been identified that can reliably identify which individuals are at risk for long-term cognitive difficulties. This study sought to determine the relative contribution of detailed descriptors of injury severity as well as demographic and psychosocial factors to long-term cognitive outcomes after pediatric msTBI. METHODS Participants included 8- to 19-year-olds, 46 with msTBI and 53 uninjured… CONTINUE READING
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