Journal article

Intervention for dysarthria associated with acquired brain injury in children and adolescents (Review)

Angela T Morgan, Adam P Vogel

Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews | Wiley - John Wiley & Sons | Published : 2008

Abstract

BACKGROUND:The term 'acquired brain injury' (ABI) incorporates a range of aetiologies including cerebrovascular accident, brain tumour and traumatic brain injury. ABI is a common cause of disability in the paediatric population, and dysarthria is a common and often persistent sequelae associated with ABI in children. OBJECTIVES:To assess the efficacy of intervention delivered by Speech and Language Pathologists/Therapists targeting dysarthric speech in children resulting from acquired brain injury. SEARCH STRATEGY:We searched CENTRAL (Issue 4, 2006), MEDLINE (1966 to 02/2007), CINAHL (1982 to 02/2007), EMBASE (1980 to 02/2007), ERIC (1965 to 02/2007), Linguistics Abstracts Online (1985 to ..

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