This study examines the long-term functional outcomes of early childhood traumatic brain injury relative to early childhood orthopedic injury as well as the moderating role of the social environment as defined by parent report and observational measures of family functioning, parenting practices, and home environment.
Kurowski et al evaluate the efficacy of a web-based counselor-assisted problem-solving intervention administered within 7 months after traumatic brain injury (TBI). The intervention was compared with an Internet resource condition.
This cohort study evaluates the use of computed tomography to evaluate presence of traumatic brain injury based on guardian reports of children acting abnormally after minor blunt head trauma.
Zatzick et al test the effectiveness of a stepped collaborative care intervention targeting risk behaviors and symptoms in hospitalized adolescents with and without traumatic brain injury.
Kassam-Adams and coauthors review the literature regarding posttraumatic stress following pediatric injury. Their goals are to highlight what pediatricians need to know about injury and posttraumatic stress and to provide a basic introduction to secondary preventive approaches applicable for pediatric practice.
This multicenter cohort study examines the association between health-related quality of life and persistent postconcussion symptoms at 4 weeks after concussion and the degree of impairment of health-related quality of life in the subsequent 12 weeks.
Pollack et al investigate the relationships between the Functional Status Scale (FSS) and the Pediatric Overall Performance Category and Pediatric Cerebral Performance Category (POPC/PCPC) scales for large-sample studies.