TBI rehabilitation in childhood and adolescence

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Abstract

Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) is one of most common causes of acquired disability in developmental age. The clinical approach to this pathology is a complex task requiring specific professional skills and a multidisciplinary work both during assessment and rehabilitation. The authors describe the main steps of this approach (see flow-chart). Furthermore, a list is provided of the goals of rehabilitation and the rehabilitation techniques which allow to achieve these goals.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)41-50
Number of pages10
JournalSAGGI - Child Development and Disabilities
Volume29
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2003

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Keywords

  • Developmental age
  • Multidisciplinary approach
  • Rehabilitation process
  • Traumatic brain injury

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Rehabilitation
  • Neuropsychology and Physiological Psychology

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