Upper-limb botulinum toxin A injection and occupational therapy in children with hemiplegic cerebral palsy identified from a population register: a single-blind, randomized, controlled trial.

@article{Russo2007UpperlimbBT,
  title={Upper-limb botulinum toxin A injection and occupational therapy in children with hemiplegic cerebral palsy identified from a population register: a single-blind, randomized, controlled trial.},
  author={Remo Nunzio Russo and Maria Crotty and Michelle D. Miller and Sonya Murchland and Peter Flett and Eric Haan},
  journal={Pediatrics},
  year={2007},
  volume={119 5},
  pages={e1149-58}
}
OBJECTIVES The purpose of this work was to assess the effect of botulinum toxin A and occupational therapy compared with occupational therapy alone on body structure, activities participation, and self-perception in a sample of children (aged 3-16 years) with hemiplegic cerebral palsy recruited from a statewide register. PATIENTS AND METHODS Participants of this single-blind, randomized, controlled trial identified from a population-based cerebral palsy register received either an… CONTINUE READING