A comparative assessment of motor function using the expanded and revised gross motor function classification system and the manual ability classification system in the same children with cerebral palsy in Shika, Zaria, Northwestern Nigeria.

@article{Eseigbe2012ACA,
  title={A comparative assessment of motor function using the expanded and revised gross motor function classification system and the manual ability classification system in the same children with cerebral palsy in Shika, Zaria, Northwestern Nigeria.},
  author={Edwin Ehi Eseigbe and Jane O. Anyiam and Robinson D. Wammanda and Stephen O. Obajuluwa and B B Rotibi and M K Simire-Abraham},
  journal={West African journal of medicine},
  year={2012},
  volume={31 4},
  pages={
          219-23
        }
}
BACKGROUND Assessment of motor function in children with Cerebral Palsy (CP) is vital to the identification and management of their mobility needs. OBJECTIVE To compare the Expanded and Revised Gross Motor Function Classification System (GMFCS-E&R) and Manual Ability Classification System (MACS) in the assessment of motor function in children with CP. METHODS A review of motor activity in children with CP documented at the Departments of Paediatrics and Physiotherapy, Ahmadu Bello… CONTINUE READING

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