Spasticity in children with cerebral palsy: a retrospective review of the effects of intrathecal baclofen.

@article{Wiens1998SpasticityIC,
  title={Spasticity in children with cerebral palsy: a retrospective review of the effects of intrathecal baclofen.},
  author={H D Wiens},
  journal={Issues in comprehensive pediatric nursing},
  year={1998},
  volume={21 1},
  pages={49-61}
}
  • H D Wiens
  • Published 1998 in Issues in comprehensive pediatric nursing
The administration of baclofen by intrathecal pump is a new technique used to reduce spasticity for individuals with upper motor neuron system injuries. Children with cerebral palsy often have difficulty in mobility because of this form of spasticity. The purpose of this study was to assess the functional outcomes of intrathecal baclofen pump therapy with spasticity in children with cerebral palsy. A retrospective review of medical records for pediatric cerebral palsy patients receiving… CONTINUE READING