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Complementary and alternative medicine use in families of children with cerebral palsy.
In order to assess patterns of usage of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) in families of children with cerebral palsy (CP), 213 families with a child (0 to 18 years) with CP were recruitedExpand
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Recovery in Pediatric Brain Injury: Is Psychostimulant Medication Beneficial?
Objective:To assess the effects of methylphenidate on attention, memory, behavior, processing speed, and psychomotor skills of children with closed head injuries. Design:Double-blind,Expand
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Baclofen toxicity in an 8-year-old with an intrathecal baclofen pump.
Baclofen delivered by intrathecal pumps (ITB) is increasingly being utilized in the pediatric population, however, resources and education to support problems with these devices are limited. TypicalExpand
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Imaging Evaluation of Intrathecal Baclofen Pump-Catheter Systems
SUMMARY: ITB pumps are widely used in the treatment of intractable spasticity for many clinical indications, including cerebral palsy and spinal cord injury. High-dose intrathecal administrationExpand
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Rehabilitation outcome in children after treatment of primary brain tumor.
Functional outcome studies after treatment of primary brain tumors in children are lacking. This study of 30 children, ages 3 to 20 years (x 10.8 yrs) was aimed at documenting the effects ofExpand
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Health maintenance and management in childhood disability.
  • R. Ayyangar
  • Medicine
  • Physical medicine and rehabilitation clinics of…
  • 1 November 2002
Health and health-related needs of children with disabilities are very broad in scope, and it is impossible to adequately cover all aspects in a single article. This article has tried, however, toExpand
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Weight gain in children with hypertonia of cerebral origin receiving intrathecal baclofen therapy.
OBJECTIVE To identify the pattern of weight change in children receiving intrathecal baclofen (ITB) therapy. DESIGN A retrospective medical chart review was conducted to identify weight statusExpand
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Self‐report of pain in young people and adults with spastic cerebral palsy: interrater reliability of the revised Face, Legs, Activity, Cry, and Consolability (r‐FLACC) scale ratings
People with cerebral palsy (CP) are often unable to express pain owing to cognitive or speech impairments. Reports that rely on observation can be inaccurate, because behaviours such as grimacing,Expand
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Outcomes of Posterior Spinal Fusion and Instrumentation in Patients With Continuous Intrathecal Baclofen Infusion Pumps
Study Design. In this retrospective study, 20 spastic quadriplegic cerebral palsy (CP) patients with baclofen pumps, who underwent spinal fusion and instrumentation for neuromuscular scoliosis, wereExpand
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