Prevalence of cerebral palsy in Alberta.

@article{Robertson1998PrevalenceOC,
  title={Prevalence of cerebral palsy in Alberta.},
  author={Charlene M. T. Robertson and L. W. Svenson and Michel R. Joffres},
  journal={The Canadian journal of neurological sciences. Le journal canadien des sciences neurologiques},
  year={1998},
  volume={25 2},
  pages={117-22}
}
BACKGROUND In spite of scattered reports to the contrary, concern is continually expressed that the frequency of cerebral palsy has not decreased with modern perinatal/neonatal care. Overall, epidemiological information on cerebral palsy is scant. The generally accepted prevalence is 2 to 2.5 per thousand school-age children. METHODS A population-based record linkage study of a presently living cohort of 96,359 children born from April, 1985 through March, 1988 and followed over an eight-year… CONTINUE READING

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