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Effects of methylphenidate on cognitive improvement in patients with brain injury: systematic review and meta-analysis

  • In: Hospital Pharmacy Posters
  • At: Hyderabad (India) (2011)
  • Type: Poster
  • Poster code: HPS-P-42
  • By: HUANG, Chia-Chen (E-Da Hospital, Kaohsing, China Taiwan)
  • Co-author(s): Huang, Chi-Hsien (Department of Family Medicine, E-Da Hospital, Kaohsiung, China Taiwan)
    Hou, Wen-Hsuan (Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, E-Da Hospital, Kaohsiung, China Taiwan)
    Yang, Shyh Chyun (School of Pharmacy, College of Pharmacy, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung, China Taiwan)
  • Abstract:

    Background: The use of methylphenidate (MP) to enhance processing speed on patients with traumatic brain injury has been viewed as an adequate pharmacotherapy. However, no sufficient and validated systematic reviews support its use in patients with brain injury to promote overall cognitive function, including attention and memory.


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