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This research involves assessment of cognitive outcome in childhood cancer as well as evaluation of a cognitive rehabilitation program for improving learning and problem solving difficulties in children with cancer.
The purpose of this study is to help determine specific cognitive-behavioral and neurobiologic impairments associated with chemotherapy treatments in children with cancer and to assess the efficacy of a cognitive intervention program for improving cognitive impairments in these children.
Allocation: Non-Randomized, Control: Uncontrolled, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment
Stanford University School of Medicine
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:37:52-0400
Many patients with primary brain tumors experience cognitive deficits and cognitive rehabilitation programs aim to alleviate these deficits.The cognitive rehabilitation program developed b...
Cognitive rehabilitation is defined as a systematic functionally oriented intervention of therapeutic cognitive activities based on the assessment and understanding of patient's brain beha...
The purpose of this study is to determine whether cognitive rehabilitation is effective in patients with gliomas (brain tumour), by comparing direct and follow-up neuropsychological functi...
Context: Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a common condition associated with significant long-term cognitive, behavioral, and functional morbidities. There are minimal controlled efficacy d...
This research investigates the benefits of productive activity and cognitive rehabilitation for patients with schizophrenia. Key questions are: 1. does cognitive rehabilitation plus wor...
Cognitive rehabilitation is of interest after paediatric acquired brain injury (ABI). The present systematic review examined studies investigating cognitive rehabilitation interventions for children w...
Determine factors that affect responsiveness to cognitive rehabilitation (CR) interventions in service members (SMs) who sustained mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI).
Stroke is the main cause for long-term disability. Stroke symptoms cover various domains, e.g., motor, sensory, language, or other cognitive functions. In clinical practice and rehabilitation research...
The aim of the study was to review the current state of cancer rehabilitation evidence and practice and delineate an agenda for building the future of cancer rehabilitation care.
Physical, Cognitive, and Psychosocial Characteristics Associated With Mortality in Chronic TBI Survivors: A National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research Traumatic Brain Injury Model Systems Study.
To compare a group of individuals who died more than 1 year posttraumatic brain injury (TBI) with a matched group of survivors and to identify physical function, cognitive function, and/or psychosocia...
The diagnosis and treatment of human responses of individuals and groups to actual or potential health problems with the characteristics of altered functional ability and altered life-style. (American Nurses Association & Association of Rehabilitation Nurses. Standards of Rehabilitation Nursing Practice, 1986, p.2)
Studies and research concerning the psychological, educational, social, vocational, industrial, and economic aspects of REHABILITATION.
A term used in Eastern European research literature on brain and behavior physiology for cortical functions. It refers to the highest level of integrative function of the brain, centered in the CEREBRAL CORTEX, regulating language, thought, and behavior via sensory, motor, and cognitive processes.
A progressive form of dementia characterized by the global loss of language abilities and initial preservation of other cognitive functions. Fluent and nonfluent subtypes have been described. Eventually a pattern of global cognitive dysfunction, similar to ALZHEIMER DISEASE, emerges. Pathologically, there are no Alzheimer or PICK DISEASE like changes, however, spongiform changes of cortical layers II and III are present in the TEMPORAL LOBE and FRONTAL LOBE. (From Brain 1998 Jan;121(Pt 1):115-26)
Field of study concerning MENTAL PROCESSES, LEARNING, and the brain regions associated with them.
Pediatrics is the general medicine of childhood. Because of the developmental processes (psychological and physical) of childhood, the involvement of parents, and the social management of conditions at home and at school, pediatrics is a specialty. With ...
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