Elisabeth M S Sherman

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Publications

  1. doi request reprint Detecting epilepsy-related cognitive problems in clinically referred children with epilepsy: is the WISC-IV a useful tool?
    Elisabeth M S Sherman
    Alberta Health Services and Alberta Children s Hospital Research Institute, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Epilepsia 53:1060-6. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Parents report more ADHD symptoms than do teachers in children with epilepsy
    Elisabeth M S Sherman
    Alberta Children s Hospital, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Epilepsy Behav 19:428-35. 2010
  3. doi request reprint Neuropsychological outcomes after epilepsy surgery: systematic review and pooled estimates
    Elisabeth M S Sherman
    Department of Clinical Neurosciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Epilepsia 52:857-69. 2011
  4. ncbi request reprint ADHD, neurological correlates and health-related quality of life in severe pediatric epilepsy
    Elisabeth M S Sherman
    Alberta Children s Hospital, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Epilepsia 48:1083-91. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Development of an online tool to determine appropriateness for an epilepsy surgery evaluation
    Nathalie Jette
    Department of Clinical Neurosciences and Hotchkiss BrainInstitute, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Neurology 79:1084-93. 2012
  6. ncbi request reprint Sociodemographic correlates of health-related quality of life in pediatric epilepsy
    Elisabeth M S Sherman
    Neurosciences Program, Alberta Children s Hospital and University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada
    Epilepsy Behav 12:96-101. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Healthy children get low scores too: prevalence of low scores on the NEPSY-II in preschoolers, children, and adolescents
    Brian L Brooks
    Alberta Children s Hospital, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Arch Clin Neuropsychol 25:182-90. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Identifying cognitive problems in children and adolescents with depression using computerized neuropsychological testing
    Brian L Brooks
    Neurosciences, Alberta Children s Hospital, Calgary, Alberta, Canada T3B 6A8
    Appl Neuropsychol 17:37-43. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Memory and health-related quality of life in severe pediatric epilepsy
    Marianne Hrabok
    Alberta Children s Hospital, Neurosciences, 2888 Shaganappi Trail NW, Calgary, AB, Canada T3B 6A8
    Pediatrics 131:e525-32. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Maternal depression: the cost of caring for a child with intractable epilepsy
    Laura J Wood
    Faculty of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Pediatr Neurol 39:418-22. 2008

Detail Information

Publications25

  1. doi request reprint Detecting epilepsy-related cognitive problems in clinically referred children with epilepsy: is the WISC-IV a useful tool?
    Elisabeth M S Sherman
    Alberta Health Services and Alberta Children s Hospital Research Institute, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Epilepsia 53:1060-6. 2012
    ....
  2. doi request reprint Parents report more ADHD symptoms than do teachers in children with epilepsy
    Elisabeth M S Sherman
    Alberta Children s Hospital, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Epilepsy Behav 19:428-35. 2010
    ..Higher parent and teacher ADHD ratings were related to reduced quality of life, but unrelated to epilepsy severity. Exclusive reliance on parent or teacher ratings may yield variable rates of ADHD symptoms in children with epilepsy...
  3. doi request reprint Neuropsychological outcomes after epilepsy surgery: systematic review and pooled estimates
    Elisabeth M S Sherman
    Department of Clinical Neurosciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Epilepsia 52:857-69. 2011
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint ADHD, neurological correlates and health-related quality of life in severe pediatric epilepsy
    Elisabeth M S Sherman
    Alberta Children s Hospital, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Epilepsia 48:1083-91. 2007
    ..ADHD is reported as a frequent comorbidity in pediatric epilepsy. We aimed to clarify the prevalence of ADHD, its neurological correlates and the role of ADHD in health-related quality of life (HRQOL) in children with severe epilepsy...
  5. ncbi request reprint Development of an online tool to determine appropriateness for an epilepsy surgery evaluation
    Nathalie Jette
    Department of Clinical Neurosciences and Hotchkiss BrainInstitute, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Neurology 79:1084-93. 2012
    ..We aimed to develop a new Web-based methodology to assist physicians in identifying patients who might benefit from an epilepsy surgery evaluation...
  6. ncbi request reprint Sociodemographic correlates of health-related quality of life in pediatric epilepsy
    Elisabeth M S Sherman
    Neurosciences Program, Alberta Children s Hospital and University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada
    Epilepsy Behav 12:96-101. 2008
    ..The results are discussed with respect to epilepsy-specific determinants of HRQOL...
  7. doi request reprint Healthy children get low scores too: prevalence of low scores on the NEPSY-II in preschoolers, children, and adolescents
    Brian L Brooks
    Alberta Children s Hospital, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Arch Clin Neuropsychol 25:182-90. 2010
    ..Look-up tables are provided to help in the clinical interpretation of low scores with preschoolers, children, and adolescents...
  8. doi request reprint Identifying cognitive problems in children and adolescents with depression using computerized neuropsychological testing
    Brian L Brooks
    Neurosciences, Alberta Children s Hospital, Calgary, Alberta, Canada T3B 6A8
    Appl Neuropsychol 17:37-43. 2010
    ....
  9. doi request reprint Memory and health-related quality of life in severe pediatric epilepsy
    Marianne Hrabok
    Alberta Children s Hospital, Neurosciences, 2888 Shaganappi Trail NW, Calgary, AB, Canada T3B 6A8
    Pediatrics 131:e525-32. 2013
    ..Focus was placed on the relationship between memory and HRQoL, which has not been previously investigated...
  10. doi request reprint Maternal depression: the cost of caring for a child with intractable epilepsy
    Laura J Wood
    Faculty of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Pediatr Neurol 39:418-22. 2008
    ..Sleep disruption was reported in 67%. Maternal depression correlated with high attention deficit and problem behaviors in children, but not with most epilepsy-related variables, autism, adaptive delay, or family income...
  11. doi request reprint Psychiatric outcomes of epilepsy surgery: a systematic review
    Sophia Macrodimitris
    Department of Psychology, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Epilepsia 52:880-90. 2011
    ....
  12. doi request reprint Computerized neuropsychological testing to rapidly evaluate cognition in pediatric patients with neurologic disorders
    Brian L Brooks
    Alberta Children s Hospital and University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    J Child Neurol 27:982-91. 2012
    ..6% of the neurology sample was identified as having an uncommon cognitive profile. This is the first study to demonstrate the performance of pediatric patients with neurologic disorders on CNS Vital Signs...
  13. doi request reprint Measuring patient satisfaction following epilepsy surgery
    Sophia Macrodimitris
    Department of Clinical Neurosciences, Alberta Health Services, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Epilepsia 52:1409-17. 2011
    ....
  14. doi request reprint Quality of life and seizure outcome after vagus nerve stimulation in children with intractable epilepsy
    Elisabeth M S Sherman
    Neurosciences Program, Alberta Children s Hospital and Department of Pediatrics and Clinical Neurosciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    J Child Neurol 23:991-8. 2008
    ..07), but there was no relation between improved quality of life and seizure control. The results raise questions about the mechanisms that underlie changes in quality of life after vagus nerve stimulation in this group of children...
  15. ncbi request reprint Social skills problems in children with epilepsy: prevalence, nature and predictors
    Enrica Tse
    University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Epilepsy Behav 11:499-505. 2007
    ..98) and abnormal family function (odds ratio=8.75, 95% CI=1.42-53.83) were strongly predictive of social skills impairment. Lower social skills were moderately correlated with epilepsy-specific and global quality of life (P<0.001)...
  16. doi request reprint Anxiety and depressive symptoms in children presenting with a first seizure
    Julia C Loney
    Division of Pediatric Neurology, Alberta Children s Hospital, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Pediatr Neurol 39:236-40. 2008
    ..If a larger cohort substantiates these results, early screening for these signs would be of clinical importance...
  17. doi request reprint Utility of TOMM Trial 1 as an indicator of effort in children and adolescents
    Brian L Brooks
    Alberta Children s Hospital and University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Arch Clin Neuropsychol 27:23-9. 2012
    ..This study is the first step in providing evidence that performance on Trial 1 might be used as a quick screening measure of overall performance on the TOMM in children and adolescents. Further research on this topic is warranted...
  18. doi request reprint Deterioration in cognitive function in children with benign epilepsy of childhood with central temporal spikes treated with sulthiame
    Elaine Wirrell
    Pediatrics and Clinical Neurosciences, University of Calgary, Alberta Children s Hospital, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    J Child Neurol 23:14-21. 2008
    ..Although sulthiame was effective at seizure control and significantly reduced spike frequency in children, it was also associated with deterioration in cognitive function...
  19. ncbi request reprint Executive dysfunction is a significant predictor of poor quality of life in children with epilepsy
    Elisabeth M S Sherman
    Alberta Children s Hospital, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Epilepsia 47:1936-42. 2006
    ....
  20. doi request reprint Surgical management of hypothalamic hamartomas in patients with gelastic epilepsy
    Bassam Addas
    Calgary Epilepsy Programme, Department of Clinical Neurosciences, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Neurosurg Focus 25:E8. 2008
    ..Partial treatment of HHs may be sufficient to reduce seizure frequency and improve behavior and quality of life with less risk. A component of reversible cognitive dysfunction may be present in some patients with an HH-GE syndrome...
  21. doi request reprint Self-concept in adolescents with epilepsy: biological and social correlates
    Arden Lee
    Faculty of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Pediatr Neurol 38:335-9. 2008
    ..We conclude that self-concept in teens with epilepsy is most strongly associated with Family Function. With the exception of current number of antiepileptic drugs used, epilepsy-specific factors are of minimal importance...
  22. doi request reprint Surgical treatment of intractable epilepsy associated with focal cortical dysplasia
    Roberto Jose Diaz
    Calgary Epilepsy Programme, Department of Clinical Neurosciences, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Neurosurg Focus 25:E6. 2008
    ..Complete resection of FCDs and the associated epileptogenic zone can result in a good surgical outcome in the majority of patients...
  23. ncbi request reprint Maximizing quality of life in people living with epilepsy
    Elisabeth M S Sherman
    Alberta Children s Hospital and University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada
    Can J Neurol Sci 36:S17-24. 2009
    ..Lastly, this review provides a list of program-based approaches to improving quality of life, as well as practical recommendations for use by practitioners and people living with epilepsy...
  24. doi request reprint Healthy children and adolescents obtain some low scores across a battery of memory tests
    Brian L Brooks
    Neurosciences Program, Alberta Children s Hospital, 2888 Shaganappi Trail NW, Calgary, Alberta T3B 6A8, Canada
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 15:613-7. 2009
    ..Knowing the prevalence of low scores as a supplement to clinical judgment should reduce the likelihood of misdiagnosing memory problems...
  25. ncbi request reprint NEPSY-II: A Developmental Neuropsychological Assessment, Second Edition
    Brian L Brooks
    Alberta Children s Hospital, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Child Neuropsychol 16:80-101. 2010
    ..This test review provides an overview of the NEPSY-II for clinicians and researchers, including descriptions of the subtests, changes from the original NEPSY, reliability and validity evidence, strengths, and limitations...