Functional outcome in young adults with spina bifida and hydrocephalus

@article{Hetherington2005FunctionalOI,
  title={Functional outcome in young adults with spina bifida and hydrocephalus},
  author={Ross Hetherington and Maureen Dennis and Marcia A. Barnes and James M. Drake and F. Gentili},
  journal={Child's Nervous System},
  year={2005},
  volume={22},
  pages={117-124}
}
IntroductionQuality of life was studied in 31 adult survivors of spina bifida, each with Verbal or Performance IQ score over 70.MethodsInstruments measured physical and occupational function, cognitive/psychological function, somatic sensation, and social interaction in the context of the ability to live independently.ResultsDomain group means except motor independence were in the average range (±1 standard deviation). Variability within the group with respect to physical phenotype (high spinal… Expand
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