The acute effects of mild traumatic brain injury on finger tapping with and without word repetition.

@article{Monte2005TheAE,
  title={The acute effects of mild traumatic brain injury on finger tapping with and without word repetition.},
  author={Veronica Eileen De Monte and Gina Malke Geffen and Christopher Randall May and Ken Mcfarland and Philip R. Heath and Mendy Neralic},
  journal={Journal of clinical and experimental neuropsychology},
  year={2005},
  volume={27 2},
  pages={
          224-39
        }
}
This study aimed to investigate the acute effects of mild Traumatic Brain Injury (mTBI) on the performance of a finger tapping and word repetition dual task in order to determine working memory impairment in mTBI. Sixty-four (50 male, 14 female) right-handed cases of mTBI and 26 (18 male and 8 female) right-handed cases of orthopaedic injuries were tested within 24 hours of injury. Patients with mTBI completed fewer correct taps in 10 seconds than patients with orthopaedic injuries, and female… CONTINUE READING
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