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Prevalence of cerebral palsy in Slovenia: birth years 1981 to 1990
TLDR
The results show that a statistically significant improvement in the survival rate of infants born in Slovenia between 1981 and 1990 was not accompanied by an increase in the prevalence of CP, and in the group of very‐low‐birthweight infants the prevalence considerably decreased. Expand
Basic principles of the neurodevelopmental treatment
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Early NDT treatment is considered to be the treatment that starts at the age of two to three months (corrected age), that is before anti-gravity voluntary movements emerge and abnormal movement patterns begin to be predominant, to help the child to organise his potential abilities in what for him is the most normal way. Expand
Rehabilitation of Children with Cerebral Palsy
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From the mid-1940s the founding fathers of the American Academy for Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine and the Little Club in the United Kingdom were among the leaders who moved the concepts and descriptions of CP forward. Expand
The optimality concept and its clinical value.
  • M. V. Perat
  • Medicine
  • Early human development
  • 1 September 1993
TLDR
The present follow-up study has shown that predictions of disability were most accurate in the group of newborns who were clinically at risk at birth and who also had a low optimality score, and the combination of both appraisals is the best way to identify newbornsWho need special attention. Expand
What is cerebral palsy - new advances in treatment of cerebral palsy?
TLDR
Cerebral palsy is the most frequent motor impairment in childhood and in many countries, its prevalence is predicted toincrease and epilepsy, one third of them are mentally retarded and one third haveepilepsy. Expand