Sue R Beers

Summary

Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Validity of a pediatric version of the Glasgow Outcome Scale-Extended
    Sue R Beers
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    J Neurotrauma 29:1126-39. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint Neurobehavioral effects of amantadine after pediatric traumatic brain injury: a preliminary report
    Sue R Beers
    Traumatic Brain Injury Program, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Head Trauma Rehabil 20:450-63. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Neurocognitive outcome and serum biomarkers in inflicted versus non-inflicted traumatic brain injury in young children
    Sue R Beers
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    J Neurotrauma 24:97-105. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Serum biomarker concentrations and outcome after pediatric traumatic brain injury
    Rachel Pardes Berger
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Child Advocacy, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Safar Center for Resuscitation Research, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    J Neurotrauma 24:1793-801. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Brain structures in pediatric maltreatment-related posttraumatic stress disorder: a sociodemographically matched study
    Michael D De Bellis
    Department of Psychiatry, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 52:1066-78. 2002
  6. pmc BCL2 genotypes: functional and neurobehavioral outcomes after severe traumatic brain injury
    Nicole Zangrilli Hoh
    University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing, Department of Health Promotion and Development, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15261, USA
    J Neurotrauma 27:1413-27. 2010
  7. pmc Serum concentrations of ubiquitin C-terminal hydrolase-L1 and αII-spectrin breakdown product 145 kDa correlate with outcome after pediatric TBI
    Rachel P Berger
    Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh of University of Pittsburgh Medical Center UPMC, Safar Center for Resuscitation Research, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15224, USA
    J Neurotrauma 29:162-7. 2012
  8. ncbi request reprint Apolipoprotein E4 allele presence and functional outcome after severe traumatic brain injury
    Sheila Alexander
    University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Neurotrauma 24:790-7. 2007
  9. doi request reprint High-definition fiber tracking for assessment of neurological deficit in a case of traumatic brain injury: finding, visualizing, and interpreting small sites of damage
    Samuel S Shin
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    J Neurosurg 116:1062-9. 2012
  10. ncbi request reprint Differences in medical therapy goals for children with severe traumatic brain injury-an international study
    Michael J Bell
    1Department of Critical Care Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 2Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 3Safar Center for Resuscitation Research, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 4Barrow Neurological Institute at Phoenix Children s Hospital, Phoenix, AZ 5Department of Critical Care Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, CA 6Department of Neurology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 7Department of Anesthesia, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 8Division of Critical Care, Boston Children s Hospital, Boston, MA 9Department of Anesthesia, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 10Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 11Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
    Pediatr Crit Care Med 14:811-8. 2013

Detail Information

Publications19

  1. pmc Validity of a pediatric version of the Glasgow Outcome Scale-Extended
    Sue R Beers
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    J Neurotrauma 29:1126-39. 2012
    ..This pediatric revision provides a valid outcome measure in infants, toddlers, children, and adolescents through age 16. Findings support using the GOS-E Peds as the primary outcome variable in pediatric clinical trials...
  2. ncbi request reprint Neurobehavioral effects of amantadine after pediatric traumatic brain injury: a preliminary report
    Sue R Beers
    Traumatic Brain Injury Program, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Head Trauma Rehabil 20:450-63. 2005
    ..To investigate the safety and efficacy of a dopamine agonist, amantadine hydrochloride (AMH), in the treatment of neurobehavioral sequelae of pediatric TBI...
  3. ncbi request reprint Neurocognitive outcome and serum biomarkers in inflicted versus non-inflicted traumatic brain injury in young children
    Sue R Beers
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    J Neurotrauma 24:97-105. 2007
    ..Outcome may be due to the mechanism of iTBI, cumulative effects of unreported TBI, and/or other unidentified risk factors...
  4. ncbi request reprint Serum biomarker concentrations and outcome after pediatric traumatic brain injury
    Rachel Pardes Berger
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Child Advocacy, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Safar Center for Resuscitation Research, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    J Neurotrauma 24:1793-801. 2007
    ..Future studies should focus on assessing the differential benefit of biomarkers compared with clinical variables and in assessing a continuous rather than categorical outcome variable...
  5. ncbi request reprint Brain structures in pediatric maltreatment-related posttraumatic stress disorder: a sociodemographically matched study
    Michael D De Bellis
    Department of Psychiatry, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 52:1066-78. 2002
    ..Previous anatomical magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) brain studies have not controlled for socioeconomic status...
  6. pmc BCL2 genotypes: functional and neurobehavioral outcomes after severe traumatic brain injury
    Nicole Zangrilli Hoh
    University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing, Department of Health Promotion and Development, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15261, USA
    J Neurotrauma 27:1413-27. 2010
    ..These data support the possibility that genetic variability for pro-survival proteins, particularly genetic variation in the BCL2 gene, impacts outcomes after severe TBI...
  7. pmc Serum concentrations of ubiquitin C-terminal hydrolase-L1 and αII-spectrin breakdown product 145 kDa correlate with outcome after pediatric TBI
    Rachel P Berger
    Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh of University of Pittsburgh Medical Center UPMC, Safar Center for Resuscitation Research, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15224, USA
    J Neurotrauma 29:162-7. 2012
    ..These results suggest that these two markers may be useful in assessing outcome after moderate and severe pediatric TBI...
  8. ncbi request reprint Apolipoprotein E4 allele presence and functional outcome after severe traumatic brain injury
    Sheila Alexander
    University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Neurotrauma 24:790-7. 2007
    ..The findings of this study are unique in that they address not only the relationship between APOE 4 allele presence and outcome from severe TBI, but also describe differences in trajectory of recovery by APOE 4 allele presence...
  9. doi request reprint High-definition fiber tracking for assessment of neurological deficit in a case of traumatic brain injury: finding, visualizing, and interpreting small sites of damage
    Samuel S Shin
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    J Neurosurg 116:1062-9. 2012
    ..Detailed information of injury provided by this novel technique holds future potential for precise neuroimaging assessment of TBI...
  10. ncbi request reprint Differences in medical therapy goals for children with severe traumatic brain injury-an international study
    Michael J Bell
    1Department of Critical Care Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 2Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 3Safar Center for Resuscitation Research, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 4Barrow Neurological Institute at Phoenix Children s Hospital, Phoenix, AZ 5Department of Critical Care Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, CA 6Department of Neurology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 7Department of Anesthesia, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 8Division of Critical Care, Boston Children s Hospital, Boston, MA 9Department of Anesthesia, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 10Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 11Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
    Pediatr Crit Care Med 14:811-8. 2013
    ..To describe the differences in goals for their usual practice for various medical therapies from a number of international centers for children with severe traumatic brain injury...
  11. doi request reprint Prospective independent validation of IMPACT modeling as a prognostic tool in severe traumatic brain injury
    David M Panczykowski
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    J Neurotrauma 29:47-52. 2012
    ..The IMPACT prognostic model is an effective instrument to assist TBI study design and analysis...
  12. ncbi request reprint Superior temporal gyrus volumes in maltreated children and adolescents with PTSD
    Michael D De Bellis
    University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Developmental Traumatology Program Developmental Family Health Clinic and Neuroimaging Laboratory, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Rm 392, 3811 O Hara Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 51:544-52. 2002
    ..Event-related potential abnormalities were previously reported in PTSD, implicating the existence of dysfunction in the primary auditory cortex and adjacent anterior auditory cortex of the STG in adult PTSD...
  13. pmc Common data elements for pediatric traumatic brain injury: recommendations from the biospecimens and biomarkers workgroup
    Rachel P Berger
    Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, Safar Center for Resuscitation Research, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15224, USA
    J Neurotrauma 29:672-7. 2012
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  14. pmc Executive functioning, cortisol reactivity, and symptoms of psychopathology in girls with premature adrenarche
    Lisa M Sontag-Padilla
    RAND Corporation, 4570 Fifth Avenue, Suite 600, Pittsburgh, PA 15213 2665, USA
    Dev Psychopathol 24:211-23. 2012
    ..The results of this research may inform screening and intervention efforts for girls who may be at greatest risk for emotional and behavioral problems as a result of early maturation...
  15. ncbi request reprint Neuropsychological function in children with maltreatment-related posttraumatic stress disorder
    Sue R Beers
    Department of Psychiatry, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, PA 15213, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 159:483-6. 2002
    ..However, there are few studies of cognitive function in children with PTSD. The goal of the current study was to evaluate cognition in children with PTSD...
  16. ncbi request reprint Phase II clinical trial of moderate hypothermia after severe traumatic brain injury in children
    P David Adelson
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Neurosurgery 56:740-54; discussion 740-54. 2005
    ..To determine whether moderate hypothermia (HYPO) (32-33 degrees C) begun in the early period after severe traumatic brain injury (TBI) and maintained for 48 hours is safe compared with normothermia (NORM) (36.5-37.5 degrees C)...
  17. ncbi request reprint Outcomes of child abuse
    Sue R Beers
    Department of Psychiatry, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 3811 O Hara Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Neurosurg Clin N Am 13:235-41. 2002
    ..In this vulnerable population, longitudinal assessment well past the period of initial insult is imperative to assess the rate of development of skills, to identify deficient areas, and to plan appropriate interventions...
  18. pmc Acute brain injury and therapeutic hypothermia in the PICU: A rehabilitation perspective
    Ericka L Fink
    Department of Critical Care Medicine, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    J Pediatr Rehabil Med 2:309-19. 2009
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  19. ncbi request reprint Impairment of verbal memory and learning in antipsychotic-naïve patients with first-episode schizophrenia
    S Kristian Hill
    Center for Cognitive Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago, 912 South Wood Street, Suite 235, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Schizophr Res 68:127-36. 2004
    ..The goal of this study was to characterize the nature of verbal memory impairments in antipsychotic-naïve schizophrenic patients early in the course of illness...