Phone: (905) 525-9140 ext: 27805
Fax: (905) 524-0069
Office: Rm.433, IAHS
Carol DeMatteo graduated from University of Toronto in Physio and Occupational Therapy. She completed her MSc at McMaster University in Design, Measurement and Evaluation. Carol has been with the School of Rehabilitation Science since 1989 where she is an Associate Professor. She is also an Investigator with CanChild Centre for Childhood Disability Research. She works clinically coordinating the Acquired Brain Injury Follow-up Clinic and Obstetrical Brachial Plexus Clinic at McMaster Children’s Hospital. Areas of research include pediatric rehabilitation and neurotrama in children specifically acquired brain injury and obstetrical brachial plexus injury.
Carol’s area of research is in mild traumatic brain injury/concussion in children and obstetrical brachial plexus injuries.
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Zemek R, Eady K, Moreau K, Farion KJ, Solomon B, Weiser M, & DeMatteo C. (2015). Canadian pediatric emergency physician knowledge of concussion diagnosis and initial management. Cjem, FirstView, 1-8.
DeMatteo C, Stazyk K, Singh SK, Giglia L, Hollenberg R, Malcolmson CH, Mahoney W, Harper JA, Missiuna C, Law M, & McCauley D. (2015). Development of a conservative protocol to return children and youth to activity following concussive injury. Clin Pediatr (Phila), 54(2), 152-163.
DeMatteo C, Stazyk K, Giglia L, Mahoney W, Singh SK, Hollenberg R, Harper JA, Missiuna C, Law M, McCauley D, & Randall S. (2015). A Balanced Protocol for Return to School for Children and Youth Following Concussive Injury. Clin Pediatr (Phila). doi: 10.1177/0009922814567305.
Zemek R, Eady K, Moreau K, Farion KJ, Solomon B, Weiser M, & DeMatteo C. (2014). Knowledge of paediatric concussion among front-line primary care providers. Paediatr Child Health, 19(9), 475-480.
Good D, Rumney P, Bennett S, McDougall J, DeMatteo C, & Martinussen R. (2014). An investigation of factors that influence socioemotional and academic gains in the classroom for students living with the effects of ABI. Brain Injury, 28(5-6), 828-828.
DeMatteo C, Hanna SE, Yousefi-Nooraie R, Lin CY, Mahoney WJ, Law MC, & McCauley D. (2014). Quality-of-life after brain injury in childhood: time, not severity, is the significant factor. Brain Inj, 28(1), 114-121.
DeMatteo C, & Timmons B. (2014). Exertion Testing in Youth with Mild Traumatic Brain Injury/Concussion: does it contribute to return to activity decisions? Brain Injury, 28(5-6), 604-604.
DeMatteo C, Stazyk K, Mahoney W, Giglia L, Singh S, Hollenberg R, & Missiuna C. (2014). Returning children and youth to activity and to school after MTBI/concussion: A conservative approach with new evidence-based guidelines. Brain Injury, 28(5-6), 581-582.
DeMatteo C, McCauley D, Stazyk K, Harper J, Adamich J, Randall S, & Missiuna C. (2014). Post-concussion return to play and return to school guidelines for children and youth: a scoping methodology. Disabil Rehabil, 1-6.
DeMatteo C, Greenspoon D, Levac D, Harper JA, & Rubinoff M. (2014). Evaluating the Nintendo Wii for assessing return to activity readiness in youth with mild traumatic brain injury. Phys Occup Ther Pediatr, 34(3), 229-244.