Prevalence and severity of feeding and nutritional problems in children with neurological impairment: Oxford Feeding Study.

@article{Sullivan2000PrevalenceAS,
  title={Prevalence and severity of feeding and nutritional problems in children with neurological impairment: Oxford Feeding Study.},
  author={Peter B. Sullivan and Beno{\^i}t Lambert and Meredith Rose and Martha E. Ford-Adams and Ayesha Johnson and Peter Griffiths},
  journal={Developmental medicine and child neurology},
  year={2000},
  volume={42 10},
  pages={674-80}
}
The aim of this study was to estimate the prevalence and severity of feeding and nutritional problems in children with neurological impairment within a defined geographical area. In a cross-sectional study, a validated questionnaire was sent to 377 parents of children (aged 4 to 13 years) on the Oxford Register of Early Childhood Impairments with oromotor dysfunction. The return rate was 72%. Of these, 93% had cerebral palsy; 47% were unable to walk; 78% had speech difficulty; and 28… CONTINUE READING
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