Development and reliability of a system to classify the eating and drinking ability of people with cerebral palsy.

@article{Sellers2014DevelopmentAR,
  title={Development and reliability of a system to classify the eating and drinking ability of people with cerebral palsy.},
  author={Diane Sellers and Anne Mandy and Lindsay Pennington and Matthew G Hankins and Christopher H. Morris},
  journal={Developmental medicine and child neurology},
  year={2014},
  volume={56 3},
  pages={245-51}
}
AIM The aim of this study was to develop a valid classification system to describe eating and drinking ability in people with cerebral palsy (CP), and to test its reliability. METHOD The Eating and Drinking Ability Classification System (EDACS) was developed in four stages in consultation with individuals with CP, parents, and health professionals: Stage 1, drafting informed by literature and clinical experience; Stage 2, modification by nominal groups; Stage 3, refinement in an international… CONTINUE READING