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International Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

International Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Open Access

ISSN: 2329-9096

Isha S Akulwar

Department of Neurosciences, K. J Somaiya College of Physiotherapy, Mumbai, India

Publications
  • Review Article   
    Outcome Measures for Motor impairments in Pediatric Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: A Scoping Review
    Author(s): Rucha R Gadgil, Arwa Kotwal and Isha S Akulwar*

    Background: Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder is identified as a neurobehavioral disorder characterizing inattention, hyperactivity, impulsivity and functional impairment. Motor impairments are rarely part of assessments and typically not treated in ADHD. The outcome measures used for motor impairments lack consensus, limiting a uniform approach to rehabilitation. Therefore, a review of the literature to underline and verify outcome measures for motor impairments in ADHD in the pediatric population is needed. Methodology: A scoping review was conducted following the PRISMA-Sr guidelines to assess and categorize outcome measures used for motor impairments in the pediatric ADHD population. Pubmed Central, Embase, and the Cochrane Library were searched for publications between 2009-2019 that reported on Motor impairments in pediatric ADH.. Read More»
    DOI: 10.35248/2329-9096.21.9.583

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