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1. Efficacy of Armeo® Robotic Therapy Versus Conventional Therapy on Upper Limb Function in Children With Hemiplegic Cerebral Palsy. (PubMed)

Efficacy of Armeo® Robotic Therapy Versus Conventional Therapy on Upper Limb Function in Children With Hemiplegic Cerebral Palsy. The aim of this study was to examine the efficacy of Armeo robotic therapy, compared with conventional therapy, on upper limb function in children with hemiplegic cerebral palsy.Thirty children with hemiplegic cerebral palsy, with ages ranging from 6 to 8 yrs, were selected for this randomized controlled study and randomly assigned to two groups. The study group (n (...) Ashworth Scale scores for the study and control groups were 1.6 (0.3) and 2 (0.5), respectively. Postinterventional Quality of Upper Extremity Skills Test total scores for the study and control groups were 84.6 (2.7) and 79.1 (2), respectively.Armeo robotic therapy is significantly more effective than conventional therapy in improving the upper limb quality of movement in children with hemiplegic cerebral palsy.

2019 American journal of physical medicine & rehabilitation

2. Cerebral palsy

Cerebral palsy Cerebral palsy - Symptoms, diagnosis and treatment | BMJ Best Practice You'll need a subscription to access all of BMJ Best Practice Search  Cerebral palsy Last reviewed: February 2019 Last updated: February 2019 Summary An umbrella term referring to a non-progressive disease of the brain originating during the antenatal, neonatal, or early postnatal period when brain neuronal connections are still evolving. Most common cause of childhood disability affecting 2.5 per 1000 (...) , and extremity deformity. Definition Cerebral palsy (CP) is an umbrella term referring to a non-progressive disease of the brain originating during the antenatal, neonatal, or early postnatal period when brain neuronal connections are still evolving. Rosenbaum P, Paneth N, Leviton A, et al. A report: the definition and classification of cerebral palsy April 2006. Dev Med Child Neurol Suppl. 2007 Feb;109:8-14. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17370477?tool=bestpractice.com Secondary effects of spasticity

2019 BMJ Best Practice

3. Does Home-Based Progressive Resistance or High-Intensity Circuit Training Improve Strength, Function, Activity or Participation in Children With Cerebral Palsy?

Does Home-Based Progressive Resistance or High-Intensity Circuit Training Improve Strength, Function, Activity or Participation in Children With Cerebral Palsy? Does home-based progressive resistance or high-intensity circuit training improve strength, function, activity, or participation in children with cerebral palsy (CP)?This was the first study on high-intensity circuit training for children with CP. This study was conducted as a randomized prospective controlled pilot study.Evaluation

2019 EvidenceUpdates

4. Cerebral palsy in adults

Cerebral palsy in adults Cerebr Cerebral palsy in adults al palsy in adults NICE guideline Published: 15 January 2019 nice.org.uk/guidance/ng119 © NICE 2019. All rights reserved. Subject to Notice of rights (https://www.nice.org.uk/terms-and-conditions#notice-of- rights).Y Y our responsibility our responsibility The recommendations in this guideline represent the view of NICE, arrived at after careful consideration of the evidence available. When exercising their judgement, professionals (...) and providers have a responsibility to promote an environmentally sustainable health and care system and should assess and reduce the environmental impact of implementing NICE recommendations wherever possible. Cerebral palsy in adults (NG119) © NICE 2019. All rights reserved. Subject to Notice of rights (https://www.nice.org.uk/terms-and- conditions#notice-of-rights). Page 2 of 64Contents Contents Overview 5 Who is it for? 5 Recommendations 6 1.1 Service organisation 6 1.2 Function and participation 10 1.3

2019 National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence - Clinical Guidelines

5. The carry-over effect of an aquatic-based intervention in children with cerebral palsy (PubMed)

The carry-over effect of an aquatic-based intervention in children with cerebral palsy Cerebral palsy (CP) is the most common motor disability in childhood. Children with CP are more likely to have lower levels of physical activity than their peers, which has negative implications for their health. However, aquatic exercise can be used to improve levels of fitness among children with CP.To determine the carry-over effect of an aquatic-based programme (postural control and balance) on land

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2018 African journal of disability

6. Effects of backward gait training on balance, gross motor function, and gait in children with cerebral palsy: a systematic review

Effects of backward gait training on balance, gross motor function, and gait in children with cerebral palsy: a systematic review To investigate the effects of backward gait training on balance, gross motor function, and gait parameters in children with cerebral palsy.PubMed, Cochrane Library, Web of Science, Science Direct, Physiotherapy Evidence Database (PEDro), and Google Scholar were searched up to May 2018.Randomized controlled trials were included if they involved any form of backward (...) gait training for children with cerebral palsy. Two authors independently screened articles, extracted data and assessed the methodological quality using PEDro scale, with any confliction resolved by the third author. Modified Sackett Scale was used to determine the level of evidence for each outcome.Out of 1492 papers screened, 7 studies with 172 participants met the inclusion criteria. The duration of treatment ranged from 15 to 25 minutes, three times a week and for 6-12 weeks. The quality

2018 EvidenceUpdates

7. Cerebral palsy

Cerebral palsy Top results for cerebral palsy - Trip Database or use your Google+ account Turning Research Into Practice ALL of these words: Title only Anywhere in the document ANY of these words: Title only Anywhere in the document This EXACT phrase: Title only Anywhere in the document EXCLUDING words: Title only Anywhere in the document Timeframe: to: Combine searches by placing the search numbers in the top search box and pressing the search button. An example search might look like (#1 (...) or #2) and (#3 or #4) Loading history... Population: Intervention: Comparison: Outcome: Population: Intervention: Latest & greatest articles for cerebral palsy The Trip Database is a leading resource to help health professionals find trustworthy answers to their clinical questions. Users can access the latest research evidence and guidance to answer their clinical questions. We have a large collection of systematic reviews, clinical guidelines, regulatory guidance, clinical trials and many other

2018 Trip Latest and Greatest

8. Effect of ankle-foot orthoses on gait, balance and gross motor function in children with cerebral palsy: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Effect of ankle-foot orthoses on gait, balance and gross motor function in children with cerebral palsy: a systematic review and meta-analysis To determine the effects of ankle-foot orthoses (AFOs) on gait, balance, gross motor function and activities of daily living in children with cerebral palsy.Five databases were searched (Pubmed, Psycinfo, Web of Science, Academic Search Premier and Cochrane Library) before January 2018.Studies of the effect of AFOs on gait, balance, gross motor function (...) and activities of daily living in children with cerebral palsy were included. Articles with a modified PEDRO score ≥ 5/9 were selected. Data regarding population, AFO, interventions and outcomes were extracted. When possible, standardized mean differences (SMDs) were calculated from the outcomes.Thirty-two articles, corresponding to 56 studies (884 children) were included. Fifty-one studies included children with spastic cerebral palsy. AFOs increased stride length (SMD = 0.88, P < 0.001) and gait speed (SMD

2018 EvidenceUpdates

9. Cerebral palsy

Cerebral palsy Evidence Maps - Trip Database or use your Google+ account Liberating the literature ALL of these words: Title only Anywhere in the document ANY of these words: Title only Anywhere in the document This EXACT phrase: Title only Anywhere in the document EXCLUDING words: Title only Anywhere in the document Timeframe: to: Combine searches by placing the search numbers in the top search box and pressing the search button. An example search might look like (#1 or #2) and (#3 or #4

2018 Trip Evidence Maps

10. Neonatal interventions for preventing cerebral palsy: an overview of Cochrane Systematic Reviews. (PubMed)

Neonatal interventions for preventing cerebral palsy: an overview of Cochrane Systematic Reviews. Cerebral palsy is an umbrella term that encompasses disorders of movement and posture attributed to non-progressive disturbances occurring in the developing foetal or infant brain. As there are diverse risk factors and aetiologies, no one strategy will prevent cerebral palsy. Therefore, there is a need to systematically consider all potentially relevant interventions for prevention.PrimaryTo (...) summarise the evidence from Cochrane Systematic Reviews regarding effects of neonatal interventions for preventing cerebral palsy (reducing cerebral palsy risk).SecondaryTo summarise the evidence from Cochrane Systematic Reviews regarding effects of neonatal interventions that may increase cerebral palsy risk.We searched the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (27 November 2016) for reviews of neonatal interventions reporting on cerebral palsy. Two review authors assessed reviews for inclusion

2018 Cochrane

11. An ultrasonographic analysis of the activation patterns of abdominal muscles in children with spastic type cerebral palsy and in typically developing individuals: a comparative study (PubMed)

An ultrasonographic analysis of the activation patterns of abdominal muscles in children with spastic type cerebral palsy and in typically developing individuals: a comparative study Abdominal muscles have stiffer appearance in individuals with spastic type cerebral palsy (STCP) than in their typically developing (TD) peers. This apparent stiffness has been implicated in pelvic instability, mal-rotation, poor gait and locomotion. This study was aimed at investigating whether abdominal muscles

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2018 Archives of physiotherapy

12. Addition of an educational programme for primary caregivers to rehabilitation improves self-care and mobility in children with cerebral palsy: a randomized controlled trial

Addition of an educational programme for primary caregivers to rehabilitation improves self-care and mobility in children with cerebral palsy: a randomized controlled trial To assess whether the addition of an education programme for primary caregivers to rehabilitation improves daily functioning in children with cerebral palsy.A randomized, single-blind, controlled study.This study was conducted in a rehabilitation centre in Salvador, Brazil.A total of 63 boys and girls with cerebral palsy (...) ) and the mobility domain of the Caregiver Assistance Scale of Pediatric Evaluation of Disability Inventory (mean change 0.87 versus 17.88; P = 0.002).Self-care and mobility improved in children with cerebral palsy with the addition to conventional rehabilitation of an educational programme for primary caregivers.

2018 EvidenceUpdates

13. A randomized controlled trial to compare two methods of constraint-induced movement therapy to improve functional ability in the affected upper limb in pre-school children with hemiplegic cerebral palsy: CATCH TRIAL

A randomized controlled trial to compare two methods of constraint-induced movement therapy to improve functional ability in the affected upper limb in pre-school children with hemiplegic cerebral palsy: CATCH TRIAL To determine the feasibility and short-term efficacy of caregiver-directed constraint-induced movement therapy to improve upper limb function in young children with hemiplegic cerebral palsy.Randomized controlled trial with masked assessment.Community paediatric therapy services.Pre (...) -school children with hemiplegic cerebral palsy.Caregiver-directed constraint-induced movement therapy administered using either 24-hour short-arm restraint device (prolonged) or intermittent holding restraint during therapy (manual).Primary measures include Assisting Hand Assessment (AHA) at 10 weeks. Secondary measures include adverse events, Quality of Upper Extremity Skills Test and Pediatric Quality of Life Inventory. Feasibility measures include recruitment, retention, data completeness

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2018 EvidenceUpdates

14. Trihexyphenidyl for dystonia in cerebral palsy. (PubMed)

Trihexyphenidyl for dystonia in cerebral palsy. Cerebral palsy occurs in up to 2.1 of every 1000 live births and encompasses a range of motor problems and movement disorders. One commonly occurring movement disorder amongst those with cerebral palsy is dystonia: sustained or intermittent involuntary muscle spasms and contractions that cause twisting, repetitive movements and abnormal postures. The involuntary contractions are often very painful and distressing and cause significant limitations (...) to activity and participation.Oral medications are often the first line of medical treatment for dystonia. Trihexyphenidyl is one such medication that clinicians often use to treat dystonia in people with cerebral palsy.To assess the effects of trihexyphenidyl in people with dystonic cerebral palsy, according to the World Health Organization's (WHO) International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) domains of impairment, activity and participation. We also assessed the type

2018 Cochrane

15. A food bolus obstructing the oesophagus in a patient with infantile cerebral palsy (PubMed)

A food bolus obstructing the oesophagus in a patient with infantile cerebral palsy A foreign body (FB) in the upper aerodigestive tract is a fairly common encounter. Fish bones are the commonest FB seen in adults. The commonest presentation is odynophagia. Usually, the patient will point at the level of FB on the neck to indicate the location.Clinical report.This case report describes a large FB in an adult with underlying infantile cerebral palsy. Besides dysphagia, it was associated

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2018 Malaysian family physician : the official journal of the Academy of Family Physicians of Malaysia

16. Caregivers' experiences of feeding children with cerebral palsy: a systematic review protocol of qualitative evidence.

Caregivers' experiences of feeding children with cerebral palsy: a systematic review protocol of qualitative evidence. The overall objective of this systematic review is to identify, critically appraise and synthesize the literature regarding the feeding experiences of caregivers who care for children with cerebral palsy. The specific review question is: What are the experiences of caregivers feeding children with cerebral palsy?

2018 JBI database of systematic reviews and implementation reports

17. Five and 10 minute Apgar scores and risks of cerebral palsy and epilepsy: population based cohort study in Sweden. (PubMed)

Five and 10 minute Apgar scores and risks of cerebral palsy and epilepsy: population based cohort study in Sweden. To investigate associations between Apgar score at five and 10 minutes across the entire range of score values (from 0 to 10) and risks of childhood cerebral palsy or epilepsy, and to analyse the effect of changes in Apgar scores from five to 10 minutes after birth in infants born ≥37 completed weeks.Population based cohort study in Sweden, including 1 213 470 non-malformed live (...) singleton infants, born at term between 1999 and 2012. Data on maternal and pregnancy characteristics and diagnoses of cerebral palsy and epilepsy were obtained by individual record linkages of nationwide Swedish registries.Apgar scores at five and 10 minutes.Cerebral palsy and epilepsy diagnosed up to 16 years of age. Adjusted hazard ratios were calculated, along with 95% confidence intervals.1221 (0.1%) children were diagnosed as having cerebral palsy and 3975 (0.3%) as having epilepsy. Compared

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2018 BMJ

18. Early Diagnosis for Children with Cerebral Palsy: Clinical Effectiveness and Guidelines

Early Diagnosis for Children with Cerebral Palsy: Clinical Effectiveness and Guidelines Early Diagnosis for Children with Cerebral Palsy: Clinical Effectiveness and Guidelines | CADTH.ca Find the information you need Early Diagnosis for Children with Cerebral Palsy: Clinical Effectiveness and Guidelines Early Diagnosis for Children with Cerebral Palsy: Clinical Effectiveness and Guidelines Published on: January 10, 2018 Project Number: RB1181-000 Product Line: Research Type: Other Diagnostics (...) Report Type: Summary of Abstracts Result type: Report Question What is the clinical effectiveness of early diagnosis in children with cerebral palsy? What are the evidence-based guidelines addressing early diagnosis in children with cerebral palsy? Key Message Five systematic reviews, one with meta-analysis, one randomized controlled trial, and one non-randomized study were identified regarding the clinical effectiveness of early diagnosis in children with cerebral palsy. Tags diagnostic tests

2018 Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health - Rapid Review

19. Cerebral palsy

Cerebral palsy Cerebral palsy - Symptoms, diagnosis and treatment | BMJ Best Practice You'll need a subscription to access all of BMJ Best Practice Search  Cerebral palsy Last reviewed: February 2019 Last updated: February 2019 Summary An umbrella term referring to a non-progressive disease of the brain originating during the antenatal, neonatal, or early postnatal period when brain neuronal connections are still evolving. Most common cause of childhood disability affecting 2.5 per 1000 (...) , and extremity deformity. Definition Cerebral palsy (CP) is an umbrella term referring to a non-progressive disease of the brain originating during the antenatal, neonatal, or early postnatal period when brain neuronal connections are still evolving. Rosenbaum P, Paneth N, Leviton A, et al. A report: the definition and classification of cerebral palsy April 2006. Dev Med Child Neurol Suppl. 2007 Feb;109:8-14. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17370477?tool=bestpractice.com Secondary effects of spasticity

2018 BMJ Best Practice

20. Participation in physical activities for children with cerebral palsy: feasibility and effectiveness of physical activity on prescription (PubMed)

Participation in physical activities for children with cerebral palsy: feasibility and effectiveness of physical activity on prescription Children with cerebral palsy (CP) are less physically active and more sedentary than other children which implies risk factors for their physical and mental health. Physical activity on prescription (PAP) is an effective intervention to promote a lifestyle change towards increased physical activity in adults in general. Knowledge is lacking about the use

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2017 Archives of physiotherapy