Do lesion site and severity predict deficits in attentional control after preschool traumatic brain injury (TBI)?
Tarah Power, Cathy Catroppa, Lee Coleman, Michael Ditchfield, Vicki Anderson
BRAIN INJURY | TAYLOR & FRANCIS LTD | Published : 2007
PRIMARY OBJECTIVE: To determine the predictive value of structural neuroimaging in the clinical setting following TBI. RESEARCH DESIGN: Prospective between-group design, comparing groups with regard to: (i) the presence or absence of cerebral pathology and (ii) the location of cerebral pathology. The predictive value of injury variables was investigated using hierarchical regressions. METHODS AND PROCEDURES: Thirty-six children, between 6 and 14 years, who sustained a moderate to severe TBI 5 years previously participated in this study. Children's performances on five measures of attentional control were examined in relation to the presence, location and severity of their lesions, as coded b..View full abstract