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Neuro PT 206

Cerebral Palsy

what is damaged in Cerebral Palsy? CNS before, during adn after shortly after birth
what percentage of the pediatric disorders PT's treat? 75%
causes of CP mostly unknown, infectious meningitis, trauma, CMV (common cold), RH factor (issues in foreign countries), poor prenatal care, asphyxia (cord issues), low birth wt (33% of all cases, 50% of diplegic), cerebral hemorrhage
if periventricular are of brain is involved, central bleed, what type of CP? how does it affect? diplegic (42%)
if parietal lobe is affected, hemispheric bleed, to what extent are limbs effected? hemiplegic (36%)
if frontal lobe, global ischemia, what amt of limb involement? quadriplegic (7%)
Created by: djbari



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