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Birth Brachial Plexus Palsy POSNA Study Guide

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Description: Objectives
1. Describe the natural history of newborns with birth brachial plexus palsy
2. Discuss the factors increasing the incidence of birth brachial plexus palsy
3. Discuss the current indications for microsurgery for the infant with brachial plexus palsy
4. Describe operative procedures available for the older child with birth brachial plexus palsy, including indications and contraindications

Type: Reference Material
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Institution: POSNA
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Language: English

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Added: Tue Jun 23 2009