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Internet Resources relating to the Orthopaedic aspects of neurological disorders.
[OCOSH Code: D009422 118940003 G00-G99 ND]

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Cerebral Palsy Global-HELP

Location: http://www.global-help.org/categories/categories_cerebralpalsy.html

PDF publications on Cerbral Palsy from Global-HELP Health Education using Low-cost Publications
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Cerebral Palsy OrthoFracs

Location: http://www.orthofracs.com/General/Neuromuscular_Disorders/cerebralpalsy.html

Definition - Non-progessive syndrome of brain damage causing altered posture and movement and occasional sensory and intellectual dysfunction.
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Cerebral Palsy POSNA Study Guide

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

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...
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Cerebral Palsy The Bone School

Location: http://www.boneschool.com.au/paediatrics/cerebral-palsy

Separate pages on -
* CP Mx Diplegics
* CP Mx Hemiplegia
* Cerebral Palsy
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Freidreich Ataxia POSNA Study Guide

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

Objectives
1. Describe early symptomatology and signs of Friedreich ataxia.
2. Discuss genetic transmission of Friedreich ataxia
3. Describe the orthopaedic problems associated with Friedreich ataxia
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Friedreich Ataxia eMedicine Orthopedics

Location: http://www.emedicine.com/orthoped/topic109.htm

Friedreich ataxia (FA) is the prototype of all forms of progressive ataxia and accounts for approximately one half of all cases of hereditary ataxia. FA is an autosomal recessive spinocerebellar disorder, which has a slow but relentlessly degenerative course.
Synonyms and related keywords: FA, progressive ataxia, hereditary spinal ataxia, heredotaxia
Natalya...
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Friedreichs Ataxia The Bone School

Location: http://www.boneschool.com.au/paediatrics/miscellaneous/neuromuscular/friedreichs-ataxia

Definition - Hereditary Spinal Cerebellar Ataxia
- Inherited Spinal Cerebellar Degen
- Onset by age 10
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Hereditory Motor Sensory Neuropathies POSNA Study Guide

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

Objectives
1. Define hereditary motor sensory neuropathy and list several types
2. Describe presenting symptoms and signs of type 1 Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease
3. Discuss orthopaedic problems associated with HMSN, and an approach to management
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Offsetting Hand and Upper Limb Problems in Cerebral Palsy

Location: http://www.pediatric-orthopedics.com/Treatments/CP_Hand/cp_hand.html

Upper extremity involvement in cerebral palsy interferes with optimal use of the hands. Contractures of the elbows, for example, may interfere with the ability to position the hands in space. Mild to moderate wrist contractures may interfere with grasp and release and limit use of the affected hand as an...
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Orthopedic Techniques in the Management of the Residua of Paralytic Poliomyelitis

Location: http://www.global-help.org/publications/articles/techortho_residuapoliomyelitis.pdf

In the developed world paralytic poliomyelitis is almost extinct. This is clearly not the case elsewhere While immunization has markedly decreased the incidence it has no effect on those who already have had the disease. These children are now mostly adults. This has a number of important orthopedic implications:...
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Polio OrthoFracs

Location: http://www.orthofracs.com/General/Neuromuscular_Disorders/polio.html

Definition - Acute viral infection that is localised to
Anterior Horn Cells
Brainstem Motor Nuclei
Hallmark is weakness with normal sensation
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Poliomyelitis POSNA Study Guide

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

Objectives
1. Describe the pathophysiology of poliomyelitis
2. Discuss the role of vaccination on the present geographic distribution of poliomyelitis
3. Describe orthopaedic problems associated with poliomyelitis
4. Discuss a treatment approach for orthopaedic problems secondary to poliomyelitis
5. Discuss...
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