R J Forsyth
Affiliation: University of Newcastle
- 'Must try harder?': a family empowerment intervention for acquired brain injuryR J Forsyth
Department of Child Health, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4LP, UK
Pediatr Rehabil 8:140-3. 2005..Early response to the intervention has been extremely positive, although formal evaluation has been unexpectedly challenging...
- Paediatrics: genetic insights and long-term follow-upRob Forsyth
School of Clinical Medical Sciences, Sir James Spence Institute of Child Health, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4LP, UK
Lancet Neurol 4:8. 2005
- Back to the future: rehabilitation of children after brain injuryRob J Forsyth
Newcastle University, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4LP, UK
Arch Dis Child 95:554-9. 2010..Unrealistic expectations of recovery may cause subsequent events to be perceived as academic or employment 'failure'. The challenges of supporting children and families after ABI are reviewed...
- Review: efficient rehabilitation trial designs using disease progress modeling: a pediatric traumatic brain injury exampleRob Forsyth
Institute of Neuroscience, Newcastle University, Sir James Spence Institute, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Neurorehabil Neural Repair 24:225-34. 2010....
- Modelling early recovery patterns after paediatric traumatic brain injuryRob J Forsyth
Sir James Spence Institute, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4LP, UK
Arch Dis Child 95:266-70. 2010..To describe the range of early recovery patterns seen in children admitted for inpatient rehabilitation after traumatic brain injury and to build simple predictive models of expected recovery...
- Efficient translational rehabilitation randomised controlled trial designs using disease progress modelling and trial simulationRob Forsyth
Institute of Neuroscience, Newcastle University, UK
Neuropsychol Rehabil 19:891-903. 2009..This paper discusses, in a non-technical manner, a class of statistical models that is particularly suited to the task of detecting potential treatment effects against a background of spontaneous change...
- Prediction of raised intracranial pressure complicating severe traumatic brain injury in children: implications for trial designRob J Forsyth
School of Clinical Medical Sciences Child Health, Sir James Spence Institute of Child Health, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
Pediatr Crit Care Med 9:8-14. 2008..This would permit quantification of ICP elevation and enrollment as appropriate to randomized controlled trials of raised ICP interventions...
- A novel GLRA1 mutation in a recessive hyperekplexia pedigreeRob J Forsyth
Sir James Spence Institute, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4LP, and Paediatric Neurology Department, St George s Hospital, London, United Kingdom
Mov Disord 22:1643-5. 2007..We report the identification of a novel Y228C mutation within the M1 trans-membrane domain of the GLRA1 subunit of the glycine receptor responsible for a severe recessive hyperekplexia phenotype in a Kurdish pedigree...
- The CHALICE rule: ready for prime time?R Forsyth
The Royal Victoria Infirmary, Queen Victoria Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 4LP, UK
Arch Dis Child 91:877-8. 2006
- Neurological and cognitive decline in adolescenceRob J Forsyth
J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 74:i9-16. 2003
- Cognitive and adaptive outcomes and age at insult effects after non-traumatic comaR J Forsyth
Paediatric Neuroscience Group, Department of Child Health, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4LP, UK
Arch Dis Child 84:200-4. 2001..Differing age at insult effects were observed between aetiological groups. A relation between early age at first insult and poor outcome was particularly evident among children experiencing NTC caused by epilepsy...
- Incidence, aetiology, and outcome of non-traumatic coma: a population based studyC P Wong
Paediatric Neuroscience Group, Department of Child Health, University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Newcastle-upon-Tyne NE1 4LP, UK
Arch Dis Child 84:193-9. 2001..Mortality was highly dependent on aetiology, with aetiology specific mortality rates varying from 3% to 84%. With follow up to approximately 12 months, overall series mortality was 46%...
- Visual impairment in children with acute nontraumatic comaN G Ziakas
Department of Ophthalmology, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle Upon-Tyne, United Kingdom
J Pediatr Ophthalmol Strabismus 38:6-10; quiz 34-5. 2001..6% of children surviving acute nontraumatic coma had visual impairment that persisted at the 12-month follow-up examination. Incidence of visual impairment in acute nontraumatic coma is 0.97 per 100,000 children per year...
- Participation of disabled children: how should it be characterised and measured?H McConachie
University of Newcastle, School of Clinical Medical Sciences, Sir James Spence Institute of Child Health, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle, NE1 4LP, UK
Disabil Rehabil 28:1157-64. 2006..The aim of the paper is to explore the issues involved in measuring children's participation...
- Participation of young severely disabled children is influenced by their intrinsic impairments and environmentRob Forsyth
School of Clinical Medical Sciences, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
Dev Med Child Neurol 49:345-9. 2007..0001) with comparable effect sizes. We conclude that the participation of young severely disabled children is affected to similar extents by intrinsic impairment and environmental factors such as services, support, and attitudes...