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By Dennis L. Molfese (auth.), Michael G. Tramontana Ph.D., Stephen R. Hooper Ph.D. (eds.)

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The box of kid neuropsychology remains to be younger. It has no noticeable beginning­ date. consequently, we won't be certain its age with the kind of chronometric precision for which our medical hearts could yearn. however, one landmark to which we'd aspect during this connection is that the 1st systematic textbook to seem during this sector (i. e. , Rourke, Bakker, Fisk, & Strang, 1983) isn't but 10 years previous. Be that because it may possibly, task within the box has been turning out to be progressively, if no longer by way of leaps and limits. even if there's nowhere close to the depth of research of kids from a neuro­ mental perspective as there's of adults, there were striking systematic investigations of substantial curiosity. a few of the extra im­ portant of those are provided within the present quantity. meant to supply authoritative stories of significant important components of kid neuropsychology, this sequence starts with a quantity that includes simply that: experiences of components as various as auditory evoked re­ sponses in newborns and the behavioral results of head trauma in youngsters. Methodological concerns, additionally deemed very important via the Editors, are dis­ stubborn in many of the chapters contained herein. in addition, the ex­ emplary traces of programmatic study or software within the box which are deemed to fall in the purview of this sequence also are represented during this volume.

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Glascow coma scale (GCS) and children's coma scale (CCS) (maximum score = 15). Eye openings (GCS, CCS) 4. Spontaneous 3. Nonspecific reaction to speech 2. Response to painful stimulus 1. No response Best verbal response (GCS) 5. Oriented 4. Confusion, disorientation 3. No sustained or coherent conversation 2. No recognizable words 1. No response Best motor response (GCS, CCS) 6. Responds to verbal commands 5. Localized movement to terminate painful stimulus 4. Withdrawal from painful stimulus 3.

Language functions and brain organization. New York: Academic Press. , & Gruber, F. (1977). Language development and neurological theory. New York: Academic Press. Thorndike, R. , Hagen, E. , & Sattler, J. M. (1986). ). Chicago: The Riverside Publishing Co. Travis, L. E. (1931). Speech pathology. New York: Appleton-Century. CHAPTER 2 Behavioral Effects of Head Trauma in Children and Adolescents EILEEN B. FENNELL and J. PARKER MICKLE Traumatic head injury in children poses a significant health problem because it is a leading cause of death or permanent disability in the pediatric age group (Guyer & Ellers, 1990).

Location memory seemed less sensitive, in that differences between head injured children and controls persisted only to 1 year follow-up for the older children and was seen at 1 and 3 year follow-up in the younger children. Similar problems in TPT location have been reported for moderately and severely injured groups at 1 year follow-up by Winogron et al. (1984) but not for mildly head injured children at 6 months posttrauma (Gulbrandsen, 1984). 2 years) had deficient scores on a visual reproduction memory task at 1 year postcoma.

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