Chapter 4. Cerebral Palsy

  1. Vee P. Prasher1 and
  2. Matthew P. Janicki2
  1. Clyde E. Rapp and
  2. Margarita Torres

Published Online: 25 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470776216.ch4

Physical Health of Adults with Intellectual Disabilities

Physical Health of Adults with Intellectual Disabilities

How to Cite

Rapp, C. E. and Torres, M. (2002) Cerebral Palsy, in Physical Health of Adults with Intellectual Disabilities (eds V. P. Prasher and M. P. Janicki), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470776216.ch4

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Monyhull Hospital, Kings Norton, Birmingham

  2. 2

    University of Illinois at Chicago

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 25 FEB 2008
  2. Published Print: 20 SEP 2002

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405102193

Online ISBN: 9780470776216

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Keywords:

  • cerebral palsy;
  • dystonia;
  • spastic paraparesis;
  • patients;
  • epidemiology

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Epidemiology

  • Etiology

  • History

  • Clinical Issues

  • Diet and Nutrition

  • The Physical Examination

  • Diagnosis

  • Conclusion

  • References