CerebralPalsy - Cerebral Palsy = Brain Paralysis Definition...

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Unformatted text preview: Cerebral Palsy = Brain Paralysis Definition Prevalence Etiology Classifications Clinical Presentation Treatments Substantially Disabling COMPLICATIONS OF NEURODEVELOPMENTAL DISORDERS Cognitive Dysfunction Motor Dysfunction Seizures Behavior Dysfunction Cerebral Palsy: Definition Cerebral palsy is a static encephalopathy Encephalopathy = Brain Injury that is nonprogressive disorder of posture and movement Variable etiologies Often associated with epilepsy, speech problems, vision compromise, & cognitive dysfunction Cerebral Palsy: Prevalence 2-4/1000; 7-10,000 new babies each yr 150 years ago described by Dr. Little an orthopedic surgeon and known as Little’s Disease During past 3 decades considerable advances made in obstetric & neonatal care, but unfortunately there has been virtually no change in incident of CP Cerebral Palsy: Classification Various classifications of Cerebral Palsy Physiologic Topographic Etiologic Cerebral Palsy: Physiologic Athetoid Ataxic Rigid-Spastic Atonic Mixed Cerebral Palsy: Topographic Monoplegic Paraplegic Hemiplegic Triplegic Quadraplegic Diplegic Cerebral Palsy: Etiologic Prenatal (70%) Infection, anoxia, toxic, vascular, Rh disease, genetic, congenital malformation of brain Natal (5-10%) Anoxia, traumatic delivery, metabolic Post natal Trauma, infection, toxic Cerebral Palsy: Clinical Presentation Remember that motor developmental progression is from…. Head to Toe Cerebral Palsy: Complications Spasticity Weakness Increase reflexes Clonus Seizures Articulation & Swallowing difficulty Visual compromise Deformation Hip dislocation Kyphoscoliosis Constipation Urinary tract infection Cerebral Palsy: Management Neurologic OT and Physiatric and PT Speech Adaptive equipment Surgical Rhizotomy, Baclofen pumps, Botoxin Cerebral Palsy What is substantially disabling Cerebral Palsy? Mobility Communication Learning Self Care Self Direction Independent Living Economic Sufficiency ...
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This note was uploaded on 12/24/2011 for the course STEP 1 taught by Professor Dr.aslam during the Fall '11 term at Montgomery College.

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