Factors of significance for mobility in children with myelomeningocele.

  title={Factors of significance for mobility in children with myelomeningocele.},
  author={Simone E Norrlin and Margareta Strinnholm and Mikael Carlsson and Margareta Dahl},
  journal={Acta paediatrica},
  volume={92 2},
AIM To investigate neurological impairment, hand function and cognitive function in a group of children with myelomeningocele, in order to identify factors of significance for independent mobility and the physical assistance required for mobility in daily activities. METHODS The study material comprised 32 children, aged 6-11 y and without mental retardation. Mobility was assessed with the Pediatric Evaluation of Disability Inventory, scored as caregiver assistance. Statistical differences… CONTINUE READING