Education on the consequences of traumatic brain injury for children and adolescents with TBI and families/caregivers: a systematic scoping review.
Journal Article (Systematic Review;Journal Article)
OBJECTIVE(S): To examine the breadth of education or training on the consequences of traumatic brain injury (TBI) for children and adolescents with TBI and their families/caregivers. METHODS: Systematic scoping review of literature published through July 2018 using eight databases and education, training, instruction, and pediatric search terms. Only studies including pediatric participants (age <18) with TBI or their families/caregivers were included. Six independent reviewers worked in pairs to review abstracts and full-text articles independently, and abstracted data using a REDCap database. RESULTS: Forty-two unique studies were included in the review. Based on TBI injury severity, 24 studies included persons with mild TBI (mTBI) and 18 studies focused on moderate/severe TBI. Six studies targeted the education or training provided to children or adolescents with TBI. TBI education was provided primarily in the emergency department or outpatient/community setting. Most studies described TBI education as the main topic of the study or intervention. Educational topics varied, such as managing TBI-related symptoms and behaviors, when to seek care, family issues, and returning to work, school, or play. CONCLUSIONS: The results of this scoping review may guide future research and intervention development to promote the recovery of children and adolescents with TBI.
- Pappadis, MR; Lundine, JP; Kajankova, M; Hreha, KP; Doria, N; Cai, XC; Flanagan, JE
- January 2, 2023
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- 37 / 1
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- 1 - 23
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