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Cerebral Palsy POSNA Study Guide

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Location: http://www.posna.org/education/StudyGuide/cerebralPalsy.asp

Description: Objectives
1. Define cerebral palsy, tone, reflex
2. Discuss classification of cerebral palsy
3. Discuss etiology and prevalence of cerebral palsy
4. Describe the assessment and recording of examination of a patient with cerebral palsy
5. Discuss natural history of cerebral palsy
6. Discuss the effect of contracture of the gastrosoleus, hamstrings, and hip flexors
7. Describe methods of mobility and communication for children with spastic quadriparesis
8. Discuss current modalities used for control of tone
9. Discuss problems of parents of children with cerebral palsy

Type: Reference Material
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Institution: POSNA
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Language: English

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Added: Sat Jun 13 2009