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Unformatted text preview: Blindness - 11% Prognosis The degree of disability will determine the seriousness of the prognosis. Many children with less severe forms of Cerebral Palsy lead normal lives. Remedial physiotherapy is helpful for children with Cerebral Palsy. Speech disorders are common, as are behavioural and emotional problems, mainly due to frustration. Contractures of the limbs may require surgery to improve mobility and prevent osteoarthritis. Prevention Increases in prenatal testing can help diagnose congenital disorders which can cause Cerebral Palsy. Improvements in obstetric care have reduced the incidence of Cerebral Palsy caused by trauma and hypoxia. Early treatment of haemolytic diseases in newborns has also helped reduce the incidence of Cerebral Palsy caused by this form of anaemia....
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