The needs of children and young people with cerebral palsy.

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    • Jackie Parkes
    • Nan Hill

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    Because cerebral palsy (CP) is a sufficiently common condition of childhood and adolescence, the number and needs of these children and young people with cerebral palsy are monitored by centres across the UK () and Europe (). This article describes the epidemiology of CP in childhood using data derived from the Northern Ireland Cerebral Palsy Register, which is one of the longest running CP registers in Europe. The findings presented here are similar to, and representative of, the epidemiology of CP in the western world ().
    Original languageEnglish
    Number of pages6
    Pages (from-to)14-19
    JournalPaediatric Nursing
    Journal publication date27 May 2010
    Issue number4
    Volume22
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 27 May 2010

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