Journal article

A Systematic Review of Interventions for Hot and Cold Executive Functions in Children and Adolescents With Acquired Brain Injury

Clara Chavez-Arana, Cathy Catroppa, Edmundo Carranza-Escarcega, Celia Godfrey, Guillermina Yanez-Tellez, Belen Prieto-Corona, Miguel A de Leon, Vicki Anderson

JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC PSYCHOLOGY | OXFORD UNIV PRESS INC | Published : 2018

Abstract

Objective: We investigated interventions, which aimed to improve cold and hot executive functions (EFs) in children and adolescents with a diagnosis of acquired brain injury (ABI). Methods: The following electronic databases were searched: Medline, CINAHL, PsycINFO, and Pubmed. The database filters limited the search to articles published between 1990 and July 2017 in English or Spanish, including children and adolescents. Articles were read and classified according to the levels of evidence of the Australian National Health and Medical Research Council and the Downs and Black checklist was used for Measuring Study Quality. Results: Thirty studies are reported in this systematic review. Leve..

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Funding Acknowledgements

The study received support from The National Council for Science and Technology (CONACYT) and the Victorian Government Operational Infrastructure Scheme. The funding bodies did not play a role in the design of the study, collection, analysis, and interpretation of the data, or writing of the manuscript. All authors remain independent of all funding bodies described.