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Cerebral Palsy: Science and Clinical Practice

2,467 pages29 hours


Cerebral Palsy (CP) is the most common cause of physical disability in children.

The editors present the only fully comprehensive reference on CP and related

neurodevelopmental disabilities. The book includes key information on the mechanisms underlying impairments in

movement, development, cognition, communication, vision, feeding, behaviour,

sexuality and musculoskeletal deformities. Numerous person-centred assessment

approaches are explored, including clinical evaluation, measurement scales,

neuroimaging and gait analysis.

Essential reading for a wide range of clinicians including paediatric neurologists,

developmental paediatricians, rehabilitation doctors, orthopaedic surgeons, child

psychiatrists, physiotherapists, speech and language therapists, psychologists,

occupational therapists, and other health and educational professionals.

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