Children With ADHD More Likely to Be Moderately Disabled After Mild Traumatic Brain Injury
[Source: Science Daily]
Researchers at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh, the University of Pittsburgh, and the University of Chicago have found that children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are more likely to demonstrate a moderate disability after sustaining a mild traumatic brain injury than children without ADHD.
Detailed findings of this phenomenon are reported and discussed in “The impact of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder on recovery from mild traumatic brain injury. Clinical article,” by Christopher M. Bonfield, M.D., Sandi Lam, M.D., M.B.A., Yimo Lin, B.A., and Stephanie Greene, M.D., published today online, ahead of print, in the Journal of Neurosurgery: Pediatrics.
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