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Examination of Virtual Supermarket (Vmall) as an Assessment of Executive Functions in Children and Adolescents With Acquired Brain Injury

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00425958
First Posted: January 24, 2007
Last Update Posted: September 26, 2007
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Information provided by:
Sheba Medical Center
  Purpose

The purpose of this research is to find whether or not there are differences in the executive functions during "shopping" in a "virtual mall", between children with Acquired Brain Injury (ABI) vs healthy children.

The hypothesis is that there will be differences in time (more time to shop) and mistakes (more mistakes during shopping), in the ABI group.


Condition Phase
Brain Injuries Phase 2

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Primary Purpose: Screening
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Time Perspective: Prospective

Further study details as provided by Sheba Medical Center:

Estimated Enrollment: 40
Study Start Date: April 2006
Study Completion Date: September 2006
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   8 Years to 16 Years   (Child)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • children with ABI
  • at least a year after injury
  • who have been discharged from hospital and back home

Exclusion Criteria:

  • children with learning disabilities former to injury
  • visual disabilities or developmental disabilities
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00425958


Locations
Israel
Sheba Medical Center
Ramat Gan, Israel
Sponsors and Collaborators
Sheba Medical Center
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Amichai Brezner, MD Sheba Medical Center
  More Information

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00425958     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: SHEBA-05-3856-AB-CTIL
First Submitted: January 23, 2007
First Posted: January 24, 2007
Last Update Posted: September 26, 2007
Last Verified: September 2007

Keywords provided by Sheba Medical Center:
year and more after TBI
good vision
at least one functinal hand
cap[able od doing shopping during everyday life

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Brain Injuries
Brain Diseases
Central Nervous System Diseases
Nervous System Diseases
Craniocerebral Trauma
Trauma, Nervous System
Wounds and Injuries