Anaesthesia and pain management in cerebral palsy.

  title={Anaesthesia and pain management in cerebral palsy.},
  author={Jerry P Nolan and George A Chalkiadis and James D. Low and Christian Olesch and Thomas K. Brown},
  volume={55 1},
Cerebral palsy is the result of an injury to the developing brain during the antenatal, perinatal or postnatal period. Clinical manifestations relate to the area affected. Some of the conditions associated with cerebral palsy require surgical intervention. Problems during the peri-operative period may include hypothermia, nausea and vomiting and muscle spasm. Peri-operative seizure control, respiratory function and gastro-oesophageal reflux also require consideration. Intellectual disability is… CONTINUE READING
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