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Mechanical properties of the plantarflexor musculotendinous unit during passive dorsiflexion in children with cerebral palsy compared with typically developing children
Aim  To examine the passive length–tension relations in the myotendinous components of the plantarflexor muscles of children with and without cerebral palsy (CP) under conditions excluding reflexExpand
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Interventions in pediatric chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encephalomyelitis: a systematic review.
PURPOSE A range of interventions have been used for the management of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (CFS/ME) in children and adolescents. Currently, debate exists as to theExpand
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Adverse events and health status following botulinum toxin type A injections in children with cerebral palsy
Aim  The aim of this study was to assess changes in health status before and after, as well as adverse events after, botulinum toxin type A (BoNT‐A) injections in children with cerebral palsy (CP).
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Obesity in children and adolescents with acquired brain injury
Objectives: To measure the prevalence of obesity and to assess associated clinical factors in children and adolescents with acquired brain injury (ABI). Study design: This cross-sectional studyExpand
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Health care services for adults with cerebral palsy.
BACKGROUND Increasing numbers of young adults with cerebral palsy (CP) are transitioning to adult services from coordinated multidisciplinary paediatric hospital services. Limitations on provision ofExpand
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Status dystonicus and Hallervorden‐Spatz disease: Treatment with intrathecal baclofen and pallidotomy
Abstract:  Severe dystonia or status dystonicus is a life threatening disorder that develops in patients with both primary and secondary dystonia. We present the case of a 9‐year‐old boy withExpand
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A comparison of doctors', parents' and children's reports of health states and health-related quality of life in children with chronic conditions.
BACKGROUND Health-related quality of life is an important outcome. Self-report is the gold standard, but in the paediatric setting we often rely on proxy reporting. Our understanding of theExpand
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Continuous intrathecal baclofen infusion for children with cerebral palsy: A pilot study
Objectives: To determine whether continuous intrathecal baclofen infusion (CIBI) would decrease spasticity and improve function in children with spastic cerebral palsy.
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Oral baclofen in children with cerebral palsy: A double‐blind cross‐over pilot study
Aim:  To assess the effectiveness of oral baclofen in reducing spasticity and improving function in children with cerebral palsy.
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No change in calf muscle passive stiffness after botulinum toxin injection in children with cerebral palsy
Aim  Stiffness and shortening of the calf muscle due to neural or mechanical factors can profoundly affect motor function. The aim of this study was to investigate non‐neurally mediated calf‐muscleExpand
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