Minimal and mild paediatric brain injury: a 3-year cohort of consecutive presentations.


OBJECTIVE:To determine the number of children with minimal and mild traumatic brain injury (TBI) and their demographic factors, causes, associated signs/symptoms and management. METHODS:A cross-sectional analysis of consecutive presentations to a tertiary paediatric centre. RESULTS:There were 2043 presentations of minimal and mild TBI over 3 years (minimal TBI = 79.7% [n = 1628]; mild TBI = 20.3% [n = 415]). Mean age was 5.12 years (SD = 5.14) with children ≤3 years comprising 53.2% (n = 1086). There was a bimodal distribution in mild TBI with peaks at 0-2 and 13-15 years. The male-to-female ratio was 1.6:1. Only 34.6% of GCS scores were documented. Falls caused most injury. Overall, 6.3% (n = 129) required hospital admission and 29.1% (n = 594) were reviewed clinically. CONCLUSION:Minimal and mild TBI is common, representing a significant burden on individuals, families and healthcare providers. High rates of follow-up impact on the healthcare system and warrant further investigation.


Dev Neurorehabil


Russo RN,Rice J,Chern PM,Raftos J




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  • An ecological method for the sampling of nonverbal signalling behaviours of young children with profound and multiple learning disabilities (PMLD).

    abstract:BACKGROUND:Profound and multiple learning disabilities (PMLD) are a complex range of disabilities that affect the general health and well-being of the individual and their capacity to interact and learn. METHOD:We developed a new methodology to capture the non-symbolic signalling behaviours of children with PMLD withi...

    journal_title:Developmental neurorehabilitation

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Atkin K,Lorch MP

    更新日期:2016-08-01 00:00:00

  • Exploring Relational Dialogue in Solution-Focused Coaching Sessions: An Analysis of Co-Construction and Reflection.

    abstract::Purpose: To examine solution-focused coaching (SFC) as a means to enhance clinicians' professional development. Methods: Six pediatric rehabilitation clinicians (three physical, two occupational, and one behavior therapist) each received two SFC sessions targeting clinical listening goals. Conversational intervals wer...

    journal_title:Developmental neurorehabilitation

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: King G,Baldwin P,Servais M,Moodie S,Kim J

    更新日期:2020-08-01 00:00:00

  • Pre-linguistic communication skill development in an infant with a diagnosis of galactosaemia.

    abstract:BACKGROUND:Neonatal screening for galactosaemia (GAL) identifies the condition early, but subsequent biomedical and genetic testing fails to identify which subgroup of infants with GAL are at most risk of the language disorders associated with the condition. This study aims to present preliminary data on an infant with...

    journal_title:Developmental neurorehabilitation

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Lewis FM,Coman DJ,Kilcoyne S,Murdoch BE,Syrmis M

    更新日期:2014-10-01 00:00:00

  • The WeeFIM [R] instrument--a paediatric measure of functional independence to predict longitudinal recovery of paediatric burn patients.

    abstract:INTRODUCTION:Burns create a myriad of complications that affect the child's developmental, functional and aesthetic status. The WeeFIM is a standardized measure of functional performance developed for use in children 6-months to 8-years of age but with application through adolescence. It includes 18 domains of performa...

    journal_title:Developmental neurorehabilitation

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Serghiou MH,Rose MW,Pidcock FS,Esselman PC,Engrav LH,Kowalske KJ,Lezotte DC

    更新日期:2008-01-01 00:00:00

  • Piloting the use of experience sampling method to investigate the everyday social experiences of children with Asperger syndrome/high functioning autism.

    abstract:OBJECTIVE:This pilot study explored the nature and quality of social experiences of children with Asperger Syndrome/High Functioning Autism (AS/HFA) through experience sampling method (ESM) while participating in everyday activities. METHODS:ESM was used to identify the contexts and content of daily life experiences. ...

    journal_title:Developmental neurorehabilitation

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Cordier R,Brown N,Chen YW,Wilkes-Gillan S,Falkmer T

    更新日期:2016-01-01 00:00:00

  • Visual-spatial functioning as an early indicator of socioemotional difficulties.

    abstract:PRIMARY OBJECTIVE:As children with acquired brain injuries (ABI) mature to become adolescents they develop a range of previously undetected social and emotional difficulties, which are commonly associated with executive dysfunctions. The authors wanted to determine whether visual-spatial performance is subject to age-r...

    journal_title:Developmental neurorehabilitation

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Tonks J,Yates P,Slater A,Williams WH,Frampton I

    更新日期:2009-01-01 00:00:00

  • Management of spasticity and dystonia in children with acquired brain injury with rehabilitation and botulinum toxin A.

    abstract:OBJECTIVE:To investigate the effect of a combination of botulinum toxin A (BTX-A) and rehabilitation on spasticity, pain and motor functioning in children with acquired brain injury (ABI). METHODS:All children and adolescents with ABI, aged 2-20 years, consecutively treated in the department over a 22-month period, we...

    journal_title:Developmental neurorehabilitation

    pub_type: 临床试验,杂志文章


    authors: Guettard E,Roze E,Abada G,Lemesle C,Vidailhet M,Laurent-Vannier A,Chevignard MP

    更新日期:2009-06-01 00:00:00

  • Assessment of executive functioning in children after TBI with a naturalistic open-ended task: a pilot study.

    abstract:PURPOSE:Traumatic brain injury (TBI) often leads to executive functions (EF) deficits, resulting in severe longstanding disabilities in daily life activities. The sensitivity and ecological validity of neuropsychological tests have been questioned. The aim of this study was to pilot a novel open-ended naturalistic task...

    journal_title:Developmental neurorehabilitation

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Chevignard MP,Servant V,Mariller A,Abada G,Pradat-Diehl P,Laurent-Vannier A

    更新日期:2009-04-01 00:00:00

  • From my perspective--perceived participation in mainstream schools in students with autism spectrum conditions.

    abstract:OBJECTIVES:To examine perceived participation in students with ASC and their classmates in mainstream schools and to investigate correlations between activities the students wanted to do and actually participated in. METHODS:Twenty-two students with ASC and their 382 classmates responded to a 46-item questionnaire reg...

    journal_title:Developmental neurorehabilitation

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Falkmer M,Granlund M,Nilholm C,Falkmer T

    更新日期:2012-01-01 00:00:00

  • A comparison of challenges faced by parents of children with ABI with and without access to third party funding.

    abstract:BACKGROUND:In Canada, allocation of rehabilitation services is often based on the assumption that families who have third party insurance funding are well served by the private sector system and are not in need of publicly funded rehabilitation services. However, there has been little research comparing the experiences...

    journal_title:Developmental neurorehabilitation

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Vilela T,Phillips M,Minnes P

    更新日期:2008-04-01 00:00:00

  • Stakeholders' perspectives on social participation in preschool children with Autism Spectrum Disorder.

    abstract:OBJECTIVE:To determine (a) the essential components of social participation for preschool children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) using stakeholders' perspectives and (b) the facilitators and barriers experienced in promoting social participation. METHODS:A mixed-methods, web-based survey utilizing the Internatio...

    journal_title:Developmental neurorehabilitation

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Germani T,Zwaigenbaum L,Magill-Evans J,Hodgetts S,Ball G

    更新日期:2017-11-01 00:00:00

  • Memory strategy development in children with foetal alcohol spectrum disorders.

    abstract:OBJECTIVE:The goal of this study was to examine whether children with foetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD) show the same developmental transition from visual to verbal memory strategies as in non-FASD children and whether this transition was related to executive functioning and vocabulary skills. METHODS:Younger (...

    journal_title:Developmental neurorehabilitation

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Rasmussen C,Pei J,Manji S,Loomes C,Andrew G

    更新日期:2009-08-01 00:00:00

  • Classification of Congenital Zika Syndrome: Muscle Tone, Motor Type, Body Segments Affected, and Gross Motor Function.

    abstract::Aim: To identify abnormalities in muscle tone and motor function associated with congenital Zika syndrome (CZS). Method: A cross-sectional observational study involving 96 children (55 males) with CZS at a mean (SD) age 35.2 ± 2.9 months. Children's muscle tone was investigated using the pull to sit, scarf sign, shoul...

    journal_title:Developmental neurorehabilitation

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Tavares JS,Gama GL,Dias Borges MC,de Sousa Santos AC,Tavares JS,Amorim MMR,Melo A

    更新日期:2021-01-03 00:00:00

  • Specific Effects of Individualized Cognitive Training in Children with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD): The Role of Pre-Training Cognitive Impairment and Individual Training Performance.

    abstract::Objective: We investigated the impact of the pre-training neuropsychological (NP) impairment and of the training progress on the NP and behavioural outcome after computerized cognitive training (CogT) in children with ADHD. Method: Thirty-one participants underwent individualized CogT (focussing on one or two cognitiv...

    journal_title:Developmental neurorehabilitation

    pub_type: 临床试验,杂志文章


    authors: Minder F,Zuberer A,Brandeis D,Drechsler R

    更新日期:2019-08-01 00:00:00

  • The influence of physical therapy and anti-botulinum toxin antibody on the efficacy of botulinum toxin-A injections in children with spastic cerebral palsy.

    abstract:OBJECTIVE:To identify factors associated with the efficacy of botulinum toxin-A (BoNT-A) injections. METHODS:Thirty-eight children with spastic cerebral palsy (CP) received BoNT-A injections into the gastrocnemius. The baseline anti-botulinum antibodies were checked. The Static dorsiflexion range of motion (ROM), Modi...

    journal_title:Developmental neurorehabilitation

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Jang DH,Sung IY

    更新日期:2014-12-01 00:00:00

  • Telepractice in the assessment and treatment of individuals with autism spectrum disorders: A systematic review.

    abstract:OBJECTIVE:Studies involving the use of telepractice in the delivery of services to individuals with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) were reviewed with the intent to inform practice and identify areas for future research. METHODS:Systematic searches of electronic databases, reference lists and journals identified eight...

    journal_title:Developmental neurorehabilitation

    pub_type: 杂志文章,评审


    authors: Boisvert M,Lang R,Andrianopoulos M,Boscardin ML

    更新日期:2010-01-01 00:00:00

  • Validation of the Chinese version of the Assessment of Preschool Children's Participation for children with physical disabilities.

    abstract:PURPOSE:To examine the psychometric properties of the Chinese version of the Assessment of Preschool Children's Participation (APCP-C). METHOD:The APCP, a measure of participation in play, skill development, active physical, and social activities of preschool children, was translated into Traditional Chinese. Data on ...

    journal_title:Developmental neurorehabilitation

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Kang LJ,Hwang AW,Palisano RJ,King GA,Chiarello LA,Chen CL

    更新日期:2017-07-01 00:00:00

  • Reducing an Adolescent's Destructive Behavior during Bathroom Visits in a Residential Setting: Brief Report.

    abstract::As individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) transition to adulthood, problem behavior may present restrictions to an independent lifestyle. In addition, problem behavior may interfere with performance of daily routines necessary for independent living. We developed a successful treatment for automatically reinf...

    journal_title:Developmental neurorehabilitation

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Dowdy A,Tincani M,Jessel J

    更新日期:2020-10-01 00:00:00

  • An intervention to improve social participation for adolescents with autism spectrum disorder: pilot study.

    abstract:OBJECTIVE:To increase flexible thinking, self-regulation and empathy for adolescents with ASD. METHOD:Five adolescents (M = 13.5 years; SD = 0.84 years; four males) were assessed pre and post intervention for flexible thinking and social competence (as measured by the SSIS). Parents rated their adolescent's social com...

    journal_title:Developmental neurorehabilitation

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Goldingay S,Stagnitti K,Sheppard L,McGillivray J,McLean B,Pepin G

    更新日期:2015-04-01 00:00:00

  • Investigating the validity of a structured interview protocol for assessing the preferences of children with autism spectrum disorders.

    abstract:PURPOSE:To investigate the congruent validity of a structured interview protocol for assessing the preferences of seven children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). METHOD:Using the structured interview protocol described by Green et al., parents were asked to provide a rank ordering of their child's preferred foods,...

    journal_title:Developmental neurorehabilitation

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Verschuur R,Didden R,van der Meer L,Achmadi D,Kagohara D,Green VA,Lang R,Lancioni GE

    更新日期:2011-01-01 00:00:00

  • Pretend play of children with acquired brain injury: an exploratory study.

    abstract:OBJECTIVE:This exploratory study aimed to describe the self-initiated pretend play of three children who had sustained an acquired brain injury (ABI). No previous research was found. METHODS:Three children aged 3.0-6.0 years were recruited through purposive sampling. Pretend play ability was assessed using the Child-I...

    journal_title:Developmental neurorehabilitation

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Fink N,Stagnitti K,Galvin J

    更新日期:2012-01-01 00:00:00

  • Body weight supported treadmill training improves the regularity of the stepping kinematics in children with cerebral palsy.

    abstract:OBJECTIVE:To examine if body weight supported treadmill training (BWSTT) improves the regularity of stepping kinematics in children with cerebral palsy (CP). METHODS:Twelve children with CP who had Gross Motor Function Classification Scores that ranged from II-IV participated in 12 weeks of body weight supported tread...

    journal_title:Developmental neurorehabilitation

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Kurz MJ,Stuberg W,DeJong SL

    更新日期:2011-01-01 00:00:00

  • An abbreviated scoring algorithm for the baby and infant screen for children with autism traits.

    abstract:PURPOSE:Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) screening is recommended for all children aged 18-24 months. However, healthcare providers may be burdened with the responsibility of conducting these screens in addition to necessary services. Therefore, developing a time-efficient screener with sound psychometric properties is e...

    journal_title:Developmental neurorehabilitation

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Cervantes PE,Matson JL,Peters WJ

    更新日期:2017-07-01 00:00:00

  • GoFAR: improving attention, behavior and adaptive functioning in children with fetal alcohol spectrum disorders: Brief report.

    abstract:OBJECTIVE:This brief report describes the GoFAR intervention designed to improve attention, behavior, and adaptive functioning in children with FASD, ages 5 to 10 years. METHODS:Thirty children were randomized to one of three conditions: GoFAR; FACELAND, and CONTROL; 25 completed the interventions. Over 10 sessions ch...

    journal_title:Developmental neurorehabilitation

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Coles CD,Kable JA,Taddeo E,Strickland D

    更新日期:2018-07-01 00:00:00

  • Comparison of therapist implemented and iPad-assisted interventions for children with autism.

    abstract:OBJECTIVE:This study compares intervention delivered by a therapist to intervention delivered using an iPad for two children with autism. Further, this study evaluates the influence of choice between the conditions. METHODS:Time on-task, challenging behaviour, session duration and correct responses were compared acros...

    journal_title:Developmental neurorehabilitation

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Lee A,Lang R,Davenport K,Moore M,Rispoli M,van der Meer L,Carnett A,Raulston T,Tostanoski A,Chung C

    更新日期:2015-04-01 00:00:00

  • Assessing psychosocial functioning following childhood acquired brain injury: The Sydney Psychosocial Reintegration Scale for Children.

    abstract:OBJECTIVE:The Sydney Psychosocial Reintegration Scale for Children (SPRS-C) assesses psychosocial functioning in children with acquired brain injury (ABI). This article aims to: (1) describe normative data for the parent-rated SPRS-C and, (2) evaluate the discriminant validity of the SPRS-C. METHODS:For Aim 1, partici...

    journal_title:Developmental neurorehabilitation

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Soo C,Tate RL,Anderson V,Beauchamp MH,Brookes N,Catroppa C,Galvin J,Muscara F

    更新日期:2016-12-01 00:00:00

  • Intensive strength and balance training with the Kinect console (Xbox 360) in a patient with CMT1A.

    abstract:BACKGROUND:Effective drugs for type 1A Charcot-Marie-Tooth (CMT1A) disease are not available. Various forms of moderate exercise are beneficial, but few data are available on the effectiveness of exercise in CMT1A children. AIM:To investigate the feasibility and effectiveness of exercises to improve ankle strength and...

    journal_title:Developmental neurorehabilitation

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Pagliano E,Foscan M,Marchi A,Corlatti A,Aprile G,Riva D

    更新日期:2018-11-01 00:00:00

  • An interview-informed synthesized contingency analysis to inform the treatment of challenging behavior in a young child with autism.

    abstract:PURPOSE:Experimental Functional analysis (EFA) is considered the "gold standard" of behavioural assessment and its use is predictive of treatment success. However, EFA has a number of limitations including its lengthy nature, the high level of expertise required, and the reinforcement of challenging behaviour. This stu...

    journal_title:Developmental neurorehabilitation

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Herman C,Healy O,Lydon S

    更新日期:2018-04-01 00:00:00

  • Determinants of playfulness of young children with cerebral palsy.

    abstract:PURPOSE:To identify child, family, and service determinants of playfulness of young children with cerebral palsy. METHODS:Participants were 429 children, 18-60 months. Children were divided into two groups, Gross Motor Function Classification System levels I-II and III-V. Therapists collected data on body functions an...

    journal_title:Developmental neurorehabilitation

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Chiarello LA,Bartlett DJ,Palisano RJ,McCoy SW,Jeffries L,Fiss AL,Wilk P

    更新日期:2019-05-01 00:00:00

  • Training of goal directed arm movements with motion interactive video games in children with cerebral palsy - a kinematic evaluation.

    abstract:OBJECTIVE:The main aim of this study was to evaluate the quality of goal-directed arm movements in 15 children with cerebral palsy (CP) following four weeks of home-based training with motion interactive video games. A further aim was to investigate the applicability and characteristics of kinematic parameters in a vir...

    journal_title:Developmental neurorehabilitation

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Sandlund M,Domellöf E,Grip H,Rönnqvist L,Häger CK

    更新日期:2014-10-01 00:00:00