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Jilda Vargus-Adams, MD,MSc.

Professor of Clinical-Affiliate

Pediatrics | College of Medicine

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Peer Reviewed Publications

Bolger A, Vargus-Adams J, McMahon M. 2017. Transition of Care in Adolescents With Cerebral Palsy: A Survey of Current Practices. Paulson A, Vargus-Adams J. Overview of Four Functional Classification Systems Commonly Used in Cerebral Palsy. Children (Basel), 2017: 4:30. PMID 28441773, Citations (0). PM&R, 9 , 258-64

Paulson A, Vargus-Adams J. 2017. Overview of Four Functional Classification Systems Commonly Used in Cerebral Palsy. : 4:30. Children (Basel), 4 30, PMID 28441773

He, Yang; Brunstrom-Hernandez, Janice E; Thio, Liu Lin; Lackey, Shellie; Gaebler-Spira, Deborah; Kuroda, Maxine M; Stashinko, Elaine; Hoon, Alexander H; Vargus-Adams, Jilda; Stevenson, Richard D; Lowenhaupt, Stephanie; McLaughlin, John F; Christensen, Ana; Dosa, Nienke P; Butler, Maureen; Schwabe, Aloysia; Lopez, Christina; Roge, Desiree; Kennedy, Diane; Tilton, Ann; Krach, Linda E; Lewandowski, Andrew; Dai, Hongying; Gaedigk, Andrea; Leeder, J Steven; Jusko, William J 2014. Population pharmacokinetics of oral baclofen in pediatric patients with cerebral palsy. The Journal of pediatrics, 164 5, 1181-1188.e8

Vargus-Adams, Jilda 2014. Support for the stability of the Alberta Infant Motor Scale after 'back-to-sleep'. Developmental medicine and child neurology, 56 9, 804-5

Vargus-Adams, Jilda N; Majnemer, Annette 2014. International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) as a Framework for Change: Revolutionizing Rehabilitation. Journal of child neurology, 29 8, 1030-1035

Guo, Xinyao; Xiang, Jing; Mun-Bryce, Sheila; Bryce, Marcus; Huang, Samuel; Huo, Xiaolin; Wang, Yingying; Rose, Douglas; Degrauw, Ton; Gartner, Kristen; Song, Tianbao; Schmit, Jennifer; Vargus-Adams, Jilda 2012. Aberrant high-gamma oscillations in the somatosensory cortex of children with cerebral palsy: a meg study. Brain & development, 34 7, 576-83

Vargus-Adams, Jilda N 2012. An urgency about bladder dysfunction in cerebral palsy. Developmental medicine and child neurology, 54 10, 877-8

Vargus-Adams, Jilda N 2012. The conceptualization of participation. Developmental medicine and child neurology, 54 9, 777

Vargus-Adams, Jilda 2011. Parent stress and children with cerebral palsy. Developmental medicine and child neurology, 53 9, 777

Vargus-Adams, Jilda N; Martin, Lauren K; Maignan, Stacey H; Klein, Amy C; Salisbury, Shelia 2011. The GMFM, PEDI, and CP-QOL and perspectives on functioning from children with CP, parents, and medical professionals. Journal of pediatric rehabilitation medicine, 4 1, 3-12

Xin, Baozhong; Jones, Stephen; Puffenberger, Erik G; Hinze, Claas; Bright, Alicia; Tan, Haiyan; Zhou, Aimin; Wu, Guiyun; Vargus-Adams, Jilda; Agamanolis, Dimitris; Wang, Heng 2011. Homozygous mutation in SAMHD1 gene causes cerebral vasculopathy and early onset stroke. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 108 13, 5372-7

Baird, Micah W; Vargus-Adams, Jilda 2010. Outcome measures used in studies of botulinum toxin in childhood cerebral palsy: a systematic review. Journal of child neurology, 25 6, 721-7

Tilton, Ann; Vargus-Adams, Jilda; Delgado, Mauricio R 2010. Pharmacologic treatment of spasticity in children. Seminars in pediatric neurology, 17 4, 261-7

Vargus-Adams, Jilda N; McMahon, Mary A; Michaud, Linda J; Bean, Judy; Vinks, Alexander A 2010. Pharmacokinetics of amantadine in children with impaired consciousness due to acquired brain injury: preliminary findings using a sparse-sampling technique. PM & R : the journal of injury, function, and rehabilitation, 2 1, 37-42

McMahon, Mary A; Vargus-Adams, Jilda N; Michaud, Linda J; Bean, Judy 2009. Effects of amantadine in children with impaired consciousness caused by acquired brain injury: a pilot study. American journal of physical medicine & rehabilitation / Association of Academic Physiatrists, 88 7, 525-32

Vargus-Adams, Jilda 2009. Understanding function and other outcomes in cerebral palsy. Physical medicine and rehabilitation clinics of North America, 20 3, 567-75

Vargus-Adams, Jilda 2009. Quality of life for adolescents with cerebral palsy: perspectives of adolescents and parents. Developmental medicine and child neurology, 51 3, 169-70

Vargus-Adams, Jilda N; Martin, Lauren K 2009. Measuring what matters in cerebral palsy: a breadth of important domains and outcome measures. Archives of physical medicine and rehabilitation, 90 12, 2089-95

Vargus-Adams, Jilda N 2008. Inconsistencies with physical functioning and the child health questionnaire in children with cerebral palsy. The Journal of pediatrics, 153 2, 199-202, 202.e1

Vargus-Adams, Jilda 2006. Longitudinal use of the Child Health Questionnaire in childhood cerebral palsy. Developmental medicine and child neurology, 48 5, 343-7

Vargus-Adams, Jilda 2005. Health-related quality of life in childhood cerebral palsy. Archives of physical medicine and rehabilitation, 86 5, 940-5

Vargus-Adams, Jilda N; Michaud, Linda J; Kinnett, Douglas G; McMahon, Mary A; Cook, Francis E 2004. 'Effects of oral baclofen on children with cerebral palsy'. Developmental medicine and child neurology, 46 11, 787

Adams, Brian B; Vargus-Adams, Jilda N; Franz, David N; Kinnett, Douglas G 2002. Hyperhidrosis in pediatric spinal cord injury: a case report and gabapentin therapy. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, 46 3, 444-6

Vargus-Adams, Jilda 2002. Oral motor dysfunction in nephropathic cystinosis. Pediatric neurology, 26 3, 244; author reply 24