Mélanie Porte

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No pain scale is available for stroke patients due to the presence of language or cognitive disorders. However, the Faces Pain Scale (FPS), which was initially developed for children, has been used with success in adults with cognitive impairments. The aim of this study is to test whether the FPS could be used in left or right hemispheric stroke patients(More)
AIM To characterise children with cerebral palsy (CP) and pathological drooling in France, and to describe care pathways, assessment and treatment. METHOD A transversal, observational, descriptive survey of the practices and opinions of 400 health professionals potentially involved in the care of children with CP, was carried out nationally across France(More)
BACKGROUND After the age of 4 years, drooling becomes pathological and impacts the quality of life of children with cerebral palsy. Intraglandular injection of Botulinum toxin is one of the treatments available to limit this phenomenon. AIMS The objectives of this review were to validate the efficacy of Botulinum toxin injections for drooling in children(More)
St phane Chabrier, Isabelle Desguerre, M lanie Porte, Claude Payet, FranÅois Rivier for the Neuromuscular Commission of the Soci t FranÅaise de Neurologie P diatrique 1 CHU Saint-Etienne, Service de m decine physique et r adaptation p diatrique – Centre de r f rence maladies neuromusculaires Rh ne-Alpes, H pital Bellevue, Sainttienne, France. 2 Unit de(More)
Many practitioners, pediatricians, and general practitioners prescribe physical therapy when tracking scoliosis. However, has physical therapy alone proved its efficacy in the care of the scoliosis to slow down progression? Our purpose is to report the results of a literature review on the effectiveness of rehabilitation in idiopathic scoliosis. No current(More)
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