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The Pediatric Rehabilitation/Developmental Disabilities Council has begun compiling a list of articles from journal clubs around the country to increase awareness of up-to-date medical literature and classic articles pertinent to members of the Pediatric Rehabilitation/Developmental Disabilities Council. The first list is published in the Spring 2016 Edition of Pediatric Passages and will be maintained on the AAPM&R website for easy access. If you have already contributed, thank you for your participation and please keep the articles coming. If you would like to contribute, please forward the reference information for any articles reviewed in the journal club to Drew Davis at ddavis@peds.uab.edu. 

Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC

  • Botkin, Jeffrey R JR (07/2015). "Points to Consider: Ethical, Legal, and Psychosocial Implications of Genetic Testing in Children and Adolescents.". American journal of human genetics (0002-9297), 97 (1), p. 6. 

  • Lakraj, Amanda Amrita AA (05/2013). "Sialorrhea: anatomy, pathophysiology and treatment with emphasis on the role of botulinum toxins." Toxins (2072-6651), 5 (5), p. 1010.
  • Nguyen, Cathina T CT (04/2015). "Problem-solving skills training for mothers of children recently diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder: A pilot feasibility study."Autism: The International Journal of Research and Practice (1362-3613)
  • Møller, Eigild E (07/2015). "Onabotulinumtoxin A Treatment of Drooling in Children with Cerebral Palsy: A Prospective, Longitudinal Open-Label Study." Toxins (2072-6651), 7 (7), p. 2481.
  • Sees, Julieanne P JP (03/2015). "Pamidronate Treatment to Prevent Reoccurring Fractures in Children With Cerebral Palsy." Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics (0271-6798),  p. 1.
  • Tikkanen, Ana Ubeda AU (06/2012). "Paediatric cardiac rehabilitation in congenital heart disease: a systematic review." Cardiology in the Young (1047-9511), 22 (3), p. 241.
  • Behrman, Andrea L AL (2012). "Restorative rehabilitation entails a paradigm shift in pediatric incomplete spinal cord injury in adolescence: an illustrative case series." Journal of Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine (1874-5393), 5 (4), p. 245.
  • Harkema, Susan J SJ (09/2012). "Locomotor training: as a treatment of spinal cord injury and in the progression of neurologic rehabilitation." Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (0003-9993), 93 (9), p. 1588.
  • Straub, K (2009). “Effects of Cerebral Palsy on Neuropsychological Function.” J Dev Phys Disabil 21:153–167.
  • Bottcher, Louise L (02/2010). "Attentional and executive impairments in children with spastic cerebral palsy." Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology (0012-1622), 52 (2), p. e42.
  • Bethell, Christina D CD (12/2014). "Adverse childhood experiences: assessing the impact on health and school engagement and the mitigating role of resilience." Health Affairs (Millwood, Va.) (0278-2715), 33 (12), p. 2106.
  • Frank, Deborah A DA (05/2010). "Cumulative hardship and wellness of low-income, young children: multisite surveillance study." Pediatrics (Evanston) (0031-4005), 125 (5), p. e1115.

Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center

  • Copeland, Lisa L (07/2014). "Botulinum toxin A for nonambulatory children with cerebral palsy: a double blind randomized controlled trial." The Journal of pediatrics (0022-3476), 165 (1), p. 140.

  • Edwards, Priya P (11/2015). "Safety of Botulinum Toxin Type A for Children With Nonambulatory Cerebral Palsy." Pediatrics (Evanston) (0031-4005), 136 (5), p. 895.

  • El-Shamy, Shamekh Mohamed SM (02/2014). "Effect of whole-body vibration on muscle strength and balance in diplegic cerebral palsy: a randomized controlled trial." American journal of physical medicine & rehabilitation (0894-9115), 93 (2), p.114.
  • Lazzari, Roberta Delasta RD (09/2016). "Effect of Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation Combined With Virtual Reality Training on Balance in Children With Cerebral Palsy: A Randomized, Controlled, Double-Blind, Clinical Trial." Journal of motor behavior (0022-2895),  p. 1.
  • Pool, Dayna D (2014). "Effects of short-term daily community walk aide use on children with unilateral spastic cerebral palsy." Pediatric physical therapy (0898-5669), 26 (3), p. 308.

  • Pool, Dayna D (05/2016). "Neuromuscular electrical stimulation-assisted gait increases muscle strength and volume in children with unilateral spastic cerebral palsy." Developmental medicine and child neurology (0012-1622), 58 (5), p. 492.

  • Ries, Andrew J AJ (09/2015). "The Efficacy of Ankle-Foot Orthoses on Improving the Gait of Children With Diplegic Cerebral Palsy: A Multiple Outcome Analysis." PM&R (1934-1482), 7 (9), p. 922.
  • Ries, Andrew J AJ (09/2014). "A data driven model for optimal orthosis selection in children with cerebral palsy." Gait & Posture (0966-6362), 40 (4), p. 539.
  • Mez, Jesse (2017). "Clinicopathological Evaluation of Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy in Players of American Football." JAMA : the journal of the American Medical Association (0098-7484), 318 (4), p. 360.

  • Deshpande, Sameer K (08/2017). "Association of Playing High School Football With Cognition and Mental Health Later in Life.". JAMA neurology (2168-6149), 74 (8), p. 909.

Johns Hopkins University/Kennedy Krieger Institute

  • Cramer SC, et al.  “Harnessing neuroplasticity for clinical applications.” Brain 2011; 134: 1591-1609. 
  • Liow, NYK, et al. (09/2015). "Gabapentin can significantly improve dystonia severity and quality of life in children." European Journal of Paediatric Neurology (1090-3798.), 20: 100-107.
  • Kirton A, et al. “Brain stimulation and constraint for perinatal stroke hemiparesis.” Neurology 2016; 86: 1659-1667.
  • Wieczorek, Beth B (12/2016). "PICU Up!: Impact of a Quality Improvement Intervention to Promote Early Mobilization in Critically Ill Children.". Pediatric critical care medicine (1529-7535), 17 (12), p. e559.

Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago

  • Padula, William V WV (06/2015). "Comparative effectiveness of quality improvement interventions for pressure ulcer prevention in academic medical centers in the United States." Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety (1553-7250), 41 (6), p. 246.
  • Padula, William V WV (06/2015). "Hospital-Acquired Pressure Ulcers at Academic Medical Centers in the United States, 2008-2012: Tracking Changes Since the CMS Nonpayment Policy." Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety (1553-7250), 41 (6), p. 257.
  • Schindler, Christine A CA (01/2011). "Protecting fragile skin: nursing interventions to decrease development of pressure ulcers in pediatric intensive care." American Journal of Critical Care (1062-3264), 20 (1), p. 26.

Texas Children's Hospital/BCM Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine

  • Djukic, Aleksandra A (04/2012). "Social preferences in Rett syndrome." Pediatric Neurology (0887-8994), 46 (4), p. 240.
  • Lane, J B JB (11/2011). "Clinical severity and quality of life in children and adolescents with Rett syndrome." Neurology (0028-3878), 77 (20), p. 1812.
  • Neul, Jeffrey L JL (2014). "Developmental delay in Rett syndrome: data from the natural history study." Journal of Neurodevelopmental Disorders (1866-1947), 6 (1), p. 20.

University of Alabama at Birmingham/Children’s of Alabama

  • Cheng, Tina L TL (11/2015). "Child Health Disparities: What Can a Clinician Do?". Pediatrics (Evanston) (0031-4005), 136 (5), p. 961.

  • Dudley, Roy W R RW (08/2013). "Long-term functional benefits of selective dorsal rhizotomy for spastic cerebral palsy." Journal of Neurosurgery. Pediatrics (1933-0707), 12 (2), p. 142.

  • Green, Dido D (06/2013). "A multi-site study of functional outcomes following a themed approach to hand-arm bimanual intensive therapy for children with hemiplegia." Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology (0012-1622), 55 (6), p. 527.
  • Harte, Daniel D (01/2014). "Sleight of hand: magic, therapy and motor performance." Journal of Hand Therapy (0894-1130), 27 (1), p. 67.
  • Hustad, Katherine C KC (06/2016). "Alignment of classification paradigms for communication abilities in children with cerebral palsy." Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology (0012-1622), 58 (6), p. 597.
  • Ingale, Harshal H (02/2016). "Selective dorsal rhizotomy as an alternative to intrathecal baclofen pump replacement in GMFCS grades 4 and 5 children." Child's Nervous System (0256-7040), 32 (2), p. 321.
  • Johnson, Mark P MP (08/2016). "The Management of Myelomeningocele Study: obstetrical outcomes and risk factors for obstetrical complications following prenatal surgery." American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology (0002-9378).
  • Kim, Sunkyung S (08/2015). "Factors associated with pressure ulcers in individuals with spina bifida." Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (0003-9993), 96 (8), p. 1435.
  • Kurowski, Brad G BG (09/2015). "Feasibility and Potential Benefits of a Web-Based Intervention Delivered Acutely After Mild Traumatic Brain Injury in Adolescents: A Pilot Study." The Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation (0885-9701),  p. 1.
  • Liow, Natasha Yuan-Kim NY (09/2015). "Gabapentin can significantly improve dystonia severity and quality of life in children." European Journal of Paediatric Neurology (1090-3798.)
  • Luce, John C JC (06/2015). "Inpatient rehabilitation experience of children with burn injuries: a 10-yr review of the uniform data system for medical rehabilitation." American Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (0894-9115), 94 (6), p. 436.
  • Mei, Cristina C (06/2016). "Language outcomes of children with cerebral palsy aged 5 years and 6 years: a population-based study." Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology (0012-1622), 58 (6), p. 605.
  • Naeser, Margaret A MA (06/2014). "Significant improvements in cognitive performance post-transcranial, red/near-infrared light-emitting diode treatments in chronic, mild traumatic brain injury: open-protocol study." Journal of Neurotrauma (0897-7151), 31 (11), p. 1008.
  • Powrie, Benita B (11/2015). "The meaning of leisure for children and young people with physical disabilities: a systematic evidence synthesis." Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology (0012-1622), 57 (11), p. 993.
  • Rimmer, James J (07/2015). "Framing new pathways in transformative exercise for individuals with existing and newly acquired disability." Disability and Rehabilitation (0963-8288), p. 1.
  • Snow-Lisy, Devon C DC (08/2015). "Update on Urological Management of Spina Bifida from Prenatal Diagnosis to Adulthood." The Journal of Urology (0022-5347), 194 (2), p. 288.
  • Tsao, Elaine E (06/2016). "Functional Outcomes and Unplanned Transfers of Pediatric Patients With Central Neurological Impairments Receiving Inpatient Rehabilitation Care With Cancer and Noncancer Diagnoses.". PM & R (1934-1482), 8 (6), p. 529.
  • Wingo, Brooks C BC (08/2015). "Exploratory Study Examining Clinical Measures of Adiposity Risk for Predicting Obesity in Adolescents with Physical Disabilities." American Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (0894-9115), 94 (8), p. 585.
  • Wynter, Meredith M (09/2015). "Australian hip surveillance guidelines for children with cerebral palsy: 5-year review." Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology (0012-1622), 57 (9), p. 808.
  • Bishop, Lauri (01/2017). "Hand Robotic Therapy in Children with Hemiparesis: A Pilot Study." American journal of physical medicine & rehabilitation (0894-9115), 96 (1), p. 1.

  • Chua, Karen Sui Geok (10/2017). "Innovating With Rehabilitation Technology in the Real World: Promises, Potentials, and Perspectives." American journal of physical medicine & rehabilitation (0894-9115), 96 (10 suppl 1), p. S150.

  • Benfer, Katherine A (09/2017). "Parent-reported indicators for detecting feeding and swallowing difficulties and undernutrition in preschool-aged children with cerebral palsy." Developmental medicine and child neurology (0012-1622).

  • Munger, Meghan E (08/2017). "Long-term outcomes after selective dorsal rhizotomy: a retrospective matched cohort study." Developmental medicine and child neurology (0012-1622).

  • Coughlin M, Lohman MB, Gibbins S.  Reliability and Effectiveness of an Infant Positioning Assessment Tool to Standardize Developmentally Supportive Positioning Practices in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. Newborn and Infant Nursing Reviews, Volume 10, Issue 2, Pages 104-106.
  • Finkel, RS (2017). "Nusinersen versus Sham Control in Infantile-Onset Spinal Muscular Atrophy." The New England journal of medicine (0028-4793), 377 (18), p. 1723.
  • Wieczorek, Beth (12/2016). "PICU Up!: Impact of a Quality Improvement Intervention to Promote Early Mobilization in Critically Ill Children." Pediatric critical care medicine (1529-7535), 17 (12), p. e559.