CDC-supported epilepsy surveillance and epidemiologic studies: a review of progress since 1994 - Tian N, Croft JB, Kobau R, Zack MM, Greenlund KJ.
To report progress, to identify gaps, and to plan epilepsy surveillance and research activities more effectively, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Epilepsy Program has summarized findings from selected CDC-supported surveillance and epi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 29, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Most Adult Epilepsy-Related Deaths Could Be Avoided Most Adult Epilepsy-Related Deaths Could Be Avoided
Epilepsy death rates are still high among young adults and have not declined over time despite treatment advances, researchers say.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - May 29, 2020 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

A review of seizures and epilepsy following traumatic brain injury - Fordington S, Manford M.
We describe the epidemiology of early and late seizures follow... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 26, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Epidemiology of traumatic brain injury-associated epilepsy in western China: an analysis of multicenter data - Wang XP, Zhong J, Lei T, Wang HJ, Zhu LN, Chu S, Liu L.
This study aims to explore the probability of developing posttraumatic epilepsy (PTE) in the following 8 years after traumatic brain injury (TBI), the risk factors associated with PTE and its cumulative prevalence. METHODS: This is a retrospe... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 25, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Unique insight into development of the human brain: Model of the early embryonic brain
(University of Copenhagen The Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences) Stem cell researchers from the University of Copenhagen have designed a model of an early embryonic brain. The model will increase our understanding of how the human brain develops and can thereby help to accelerate the development of stem cell treatments for brain disorders such as Parkinson's disease, epilepsy and dementia. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - May 25, 2020 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Epilepsy-related deaths common in young adults and are not reducing, new research shows
(Spink Health) A new study due to be presented at the European Academy of Neurology (EAN) Virtual Congress shows the burden of potentially avoidable epilepsy-related deaths in young adults remains large, with those aged between 16 and 24 having a six-fold increased risk of epilepsy-related death. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 24, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Doctor Accused of More Than 200 Misdiagnoses Gives Up License Doctor Accused of More Than 200 Misdiagnoses Gives Up License
Dr Yasser Awaad was accused of misdiagnosing epilepsy or seizure disorders in 250 kids between 1997 and 2007. Two juries have awarded families of Awaad's patients more than $3.6 million.Associated Press (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - May 21, 2020 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Neuronal injury and death following focal mild brain injury: the role of network excitability and seizure - Ghadiri T, Gorji A, Vakilzadeh G, Hajali V, Khodagholi F, Sharifzadeh M.
OBJECTIVES: While traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a predisposing factor for development of post-traumatic epilepsy (PTE), the occurrence of seizures following brain trauma can infuriate adverse consequences of brain injury. However, the effect of seizures ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 19, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Frontal Lobe Glucose Abnormalities May Flag SUDEP Risk Frontal Lobe Glucose Abnormalities May Flag SUDEP Risk
Certain patterns of glucose hypometabolism may indicate high risk for sudden unexpected death in patients with refractory focal epilepsy.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - May 15, 2020 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

ERLEADA ® (apalutamide) Significantly Improved Overall Survival in Patients with Non-Metastatic Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer
RARITAN, NJ, May 13, 2020 – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson announced today results from the final analysis of the pivotal Phase 3 SPARTAN study demonstrating ERLEADA® (apalutamide) in combination with androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) significantly improved overall survival (OS), compared to ADT alone, in patients with non-metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (nmCRPC) who were at high risk of developing metastases.[i] Results will be presented at the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Virtual Scientific Program (Abstract #5516) beginning May 29th. ERLEADA® ...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - May 14, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news

A wearable device may help prevent unexpected death in epilepsy
(Purdue University) Neurava, a Purdue-affiliated startup, is working on a wearable device to help prevent unexpected death in epilepsy. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 12, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Laboratories May Differ in Genetic Interpretations in Epilepsy Laboratories May Differ in Genetic Interpretations in Epilepsy
Different laboratories may show clinically substantial conflict in some interpretations of genetic variants in patients with epilepsy, according to Texas-based researchers.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - May 11, 2020 Category: Pathology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Digital conversations about suicide among teenagers and adults with epilepsy: a big-data, machine learning analysis - Falcone T, Dagar A, Castilla-Puentes RC, Anand A, Brethenoux C, Valleta LG, Furey P, Timmons-Mitchell J, Pestana-Knight E.
OBJECTIVE: Digital media conversations can provide important insight into the concerns and struggles of people with epilepsy (PWE) outside of formal clinical settings and help generate useful information for treatment planning. Our study aimed to explore t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 11, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Cameron Boyce's mom draws attention to epilepsy on Mother's Day
Libby Boyce penned an emotional letter for Mother's Day to draw attention to sudden unexpected death in epilepsy (SUDEP), which her son, Disney star Cameron Boyce, died of last year. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - May 11, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Antiepileptic drug treatment outcomes and seizure-related injuries among adult patients with epilepsy in a tertiary care hospital in Ethiopia - Nasir BB, Yifru YM, Engidawork E, Gebrewold MA, Woldu MA, Berha AB.
OBJECTIVE: Anti-epileptic drugs (AEDs) are the primary therapeutic modalities for epilepsy management. However, one-third of epileptic patients continue to experience seizure even with appropriate AED use. Patients with epilepsy are at increased risk for s... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 9, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Patients With Epilepsy May Underreport Seizures, Survey Finds Patients With Epilepsy May Underreport Seizures, Survey Finds
Patients with epilepsy may report less than half of their seizures to clinicians, according to new survey results.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - May 7, 2020 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Focused ultrasound opening brain to previously impossible treatments
(University of Virginia Health System) Focused ultrasound, the researchers hope, could revolutionize treatment for conditions from Alzheimer's to epilepsy to brain tumors -- and even help repair the devastating damage caused by stroke. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 6, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Preeclampsia may harm children ’s brain development
The condition, which increases mothers’ blood pressure in pregnancy, could put children at risk of epilepsy and intellectual disability. (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - May 5, 2020 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

Chronic medical conditions may place youth at an increased risk for anxiety disorders
(Elsevier) Youth who report one of the seven chronic medical conditions (CMCs), including asthma, congenital heart disease, diabetes, epilepsy, inflammatory bowel disease, juvenile idiopathic arthritis, and sickle cell disease, are often diagnosed with an anxiety disorder. A new systematic review in the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (JAACAP), published by Elsevier, examines the prevalence of anxiety disorders and the impact of anxiety on disease-related outcomes for children and adolescents with CMCs. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - May 4, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Evaluation of proactive community case detection to increase help seeking for mental health care: a pragmatic randomized controlled trial - Jordans MJD, Luitel NP, Lund C, Kohrt BA.
OBJECTIVE: The Community Informant Detection Tool (CIDT) is a vignette- and picture-based method of proactive case detection to promote help seeking for persons with depression, psychosis, alcohol use disorder, and epilepsy. The authors evaluated the effec... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 2, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

9 Things That Helped Me Get Through My Mild COVID-19 Infection
It was 3 a.m. and I was lying in bed listening to ambulance sirens. Nighttime is usually quiet in my Brooklyn neighborhood, but not in recent weeks. Wrapped like a burrito in my heavy comforter with another blanket draped over me, I was still cold. The thermometer hadn’t strayed from 101.2° Fahrenheit since 11 p.m., which was when I arranged myself in bed in this position, staying very still. My head was throbbing as if I were suspended upside down in the air, and my chest was heavy. It felt like something could explode internally if I breathed in too deeply. Also, I was alone. That’s usually not a prob...
Source: TIME: Health - April 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jessica Firger Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Source Type: news

Aftermath of Seizures Troubling for Those With Epilepsy
FRIDAY, April 17, 2020 -- The main focus of epilepsy treatment is seizure control, but the aftereffects of seizures are also a major concern for many patients, experts say. More than 70% of people with epilepsy say they have complications after a... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - April 17, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Vaccines, Antibodies and Drug Libraries. The Possible COVID-19 Treatments Researchers Are Excited About
In early April, about four months after a new, highly infectious coronavirus was first identified in China, an international group of scientists reported encouraging results from a study of an experimental drug for treating the viral disease known as COVID-19. It was a small study, reported in the New England Journal of Medicine, but showed that remdesivir, an unapproved drug that was originally developed to fight Ebola, helped 68% of patients with severe breathing problems due to COVID-19 to improve; 60% of those who relied on a ventilator to breathe and took the drug were able to wean themselves off the machines after 18...
Source: TIME: Health - April 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alice Park Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Source Type: news

Nocturnal Supervision May Have Protective Effect in SUDEP
FRIDAY, April 10, 2020 -- There is limited, very low-certainty evidence of a protective effect for nocturnal supervision against sudden unexpected death in epilepsy (SUDEP), according to a report published online April 2 in the Cochrane Database of... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - April 10, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Dr. Gupta's emotional goodbye to child who changed his mind
Charlotte Figi, a child with a catastrophic type of epilepsy who went on to inspire a CBD movement, has passed away at age 13. CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta reflects on her life. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - April 9, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Girl who inspired Charlotte's Web marijuana oil dies
A Colorado girl with a rare form of epilepsy whose recovery inspired the name of a medical marijuana oil that drew families to the state has died (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 9, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Charlotte Figi, the girl who inspired a CBD movement, has died at age 13
Charlotte Figi, a child with a catastrophic type of epilepsy who went on to inspire a CBD movement, passed away Tuesday at age 13. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - April 9, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How COVID has stalled potentially lifesaving research at OHSU
Research into cancer, heart disease, HIV, MS, Alzheimer ’s, gene therapy, opioid addiction, epilepsy, blindness — all abruptly stopped in mid-March. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - April 8, 2020 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Elizabeth Hayes Source Type: news

Colorado Girl Who Inspired ‘Charlotte’s Web’ Medical Marijuana Oil Dies at 13
(COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.) — A girl with a rare form of epilepsy whose recovery inspired the name of a medical marijuana oil that drew families of children with similar health problems to Colorado for treatment has died, according to the non-profit organization founded by her mother. No cause of death was given for Charlotte Figi, 13, in the Facebook announcement from the non-profit group Realm of Caring. However, a post on her mother’s Facebook page said Charlotte was recently hospitalized because she had not recovered from a virus that had hit her whole family. Calls to relatives and the foundation for additio...
Source: TIME: Health - April 8, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Associated Press Tags: Uncategorized News Desk remembrance wire Source Type: news

Virginia Tech scientists reveal brain tumors impact normally helpful cells
(Virginia Tech) Unprovoked recurrent seizures are a serious problem affecting most patients who suffer from glioma, a primary brain tumor composed of malignant glial cells. Fralin Biomedical Research Institute researchers tested the hypothesis that glioma-induces processes that renders a type of brain cells dysfunctional, perpetuating the imbalance between excitation and inhibition in tumor-associated epilepsy. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 6, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

High Blood Pressure of Pregnancy Tied to Developmental Problems in Children
Pre-eclampsia was associated with a slightly increased risk of epilepsy, autism and other neurodevelopmental problems in offspring. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 2, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Nicholas Bakalar Tags: Preeclampsia Pregnancy and Childbirth Autism Epilepsy Ears and Hearing Intellectual Disabilities Source Type: news

Posttraumatic epilepsy in intensive care unit-treated pediatric traumatic brain injury patients - Mikkonen ED, Skrifvars MB, Reinikainen M, Bendel S, Laitio R, Hoppu S, Ala-Kokko T, Karppinen A, Raj R.
OBJECTIVE: Posttraumatic epilepsy (PTE) is a well-described complication of traumatic brain injury (TBI). The majority of the available data regarding PTE stem from the adult population. Our aim was to identify the clinical and radiological risk factors as... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 1, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Online NeurekaTM challenge launches to crowdsource EEG solutions for epilepsy
(Novela Neurotech) A collaboration between Novela Neurotech and NeuroTechX launches a month-long challenge with cash prize for everyone working from home. The challenge aims to harness a new generation of AI and online big data resources to develop better seizure prediction algorithms using scalp EEG signals. Winning solutions will be made available online and open-sourced to encourage further improvements. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 1, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Artificial Intelligence Decodes Speech from Brain Activity: Study
The technology, tested out on patients with epilepsy who already had electrodes implanted in their brains, is currently limited to 30 –50 sentences. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - March 31, 2020 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news

What Types of Memory Impairments are There in Children?
Discussion Memory is an important part of what distinguishes higher order species from others. Memory also is part of one’s self-identity. Difficulties in short-term memory can make common, everyday tasks difficult for the person experiencing the problem particularly if it recently occurred and the person’s long-term memory is intact. Difficulties with long-term memory can also have problems when language, events or even one’s own identity are affected. For some people the memory loss is temporary but for others, memory impairments are permanent and must be accepted and accommodated as part of the overall...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - March 30, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

COVID-19: Telemedicine Gets Real, Real Fast Across Neurology COVID-19: Telemedicine Gets Real, Real Fast Across Neurology
In the face of COVID-19, neurologists working in stroke, epilepsy, dementia, and other subspecialties are tasked with a quick pivot from in-office patient visits to a new era of online consultations.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines - March 29, 2020 Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Suicidological research in epilepsy: problems of methodology - Zinchuk MS, Avedisova AS, Pashnin EV, Voinova NI, Guekht AB.
The review highlights contemporary views on the problem of suicide in patients with epilepsy. The most relevant theories are presented that describe the emergence of suicidal thoughts and the transition to suicidal attempts. Along with a description of ris... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 27, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

The risk of suicidal behavior in patients with epilepsy - Neznanov NG, Mikhailov VA, Shova NI, Popov NI, Druzhinin AK, Kissin MY.
AIM: To study a role of psychopathological and social factors in the development of suicidal behavior in patients with different forms of epilepsy. MATERIAL AND METHODS: One hundred and nineteen patients with epilepsy, 57 men and 62 women, mean age 40.7 ±0... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 27, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Gene mutation enhances cognitive flexibility in mice, NIH study suggests
Findings may have implications for understanding epilepsy, autism spectrum disorders. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - March 27, 2020 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Patients and RWE: Is this the year?
The long-hyped redefinition of healthcare through wearable tech has been … well, long hyped. Early projects, such as Apple HealthKit and Fitbit, were undoubtably important in redefining ‘the possible’ but they haven’t yet achieved transformative application.  Much has been written on why the philosophy that has driven the astonishing success of consumer technology doesn ’t translate to healthcare and when we look at the state of innovation in 2020, many of these structural issues remain.   As Emily Cerciello, Associate Director, Digital Health and Engagement at the Crohn's...
Source: EyeForPharma - March 26, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Tom Disley Source Type: news

Antibodies in the brain trigger epilepsy
(University of Bonn) Certain forms of epilepsy are accompanied by inflammation of important brain regions. Researchers at the University of Bonn have now identified a mechanism that explains this link. Their results may also pave the way to new therapeutic options in the medium term. They have now been published in the renowned scientific journal 'Annals of Neurology'. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 24, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

A case report of sudden epileptic death linked to thermal water after mud therapy - Matteo S, Marina S, Donata F, Rossella S.
We present the case of a 60-year-old male, with a long history of epilepsy, who was discovered submerged and unconscious in a small thermal whirlpool bath. The circumstances were forensically reviewed to include examination of clinical data and an auto... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 23, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Drowning, Suffocation Source Type: news

Study finds more mental heath visits decreases risk of suicide among youths
(MediaSource) A multistate study of Medicaid enrollees led by researchers at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center found that suicide risk was highest among youth with epilepsy, depression, schizophrenia, substance use and bipolar disorder. In addition, the odds of suicide decreased among those who had more mental health visits within the 30 days before the date of suicide. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 23, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

7T MRI sheds new light on risks associated with stroke
Using 7-tesla MRI, Dutch researchers have identified the three most influential...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: 7T MRI finds promising MS biomarker 7T MRI opens door to detailed brain images 7T MRI warrants its own set of safety guidelines 7T MRI shows path to MS progression 7T finds epilepsy abnormalities missed at lower field strengths (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - March 19, 2020 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

New brain disorder discovery
(Murdoch Childrens Research Institute) A study has uncovered a new neurodegenerative disorder in which children experience developmental regression and severe epilepsy. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 19, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Depression and anxiety in children with epilepsy: a case-control study - Soltanifar A, Salimi Z, Soltanifar A, Norbakhsh G, Azghandi M.
In this study we examined the depression and anxiety ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 13, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Magnolia bark compound could someday help treat drug-resistant epilepsy
(American Chemical Society) In patients with epilepsy, normal neurological activity becomes disrupted, causing debilitating seizures. Now, researchers report inACS Chemical Neuroscience that they have found a potential new treatment for this disorder by turning to traditional Chinese medicine. Tests of extracts from plants used in these ancient remedies led the team to one compound, derived from a magnolia tree, that could quell drug-resistant seizures in both fish and mice.   (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 11, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

NeuroPace Removes Barrier for Epilepsy Treatment Through FDA Nod
NeuroPace is spicing up the neuromodulation market a bit with a new nod from FDA for MRI labeling for the RNS system. The Mountain View, CA-based company’s RNS System treats patients living with seizures that do not respond to medication and first landed a PMA in November of 2013. In a release, the company said individuals with focal onset seizures that also have brain anomalies that require monitoring, such as tuberous sclerosis, brain tumors or multiple sclerosis, as well as those with non-brain MRI requirements, can now be offered the RNS System as a treatment option. The company added this will also a...
Source: MDDI - March 9, 2020 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Omar Ford Tags: Business Regulatory and Compliance Source Type: news

FDA clears MRI labeling for NeuroPace epilepsy therapy
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared MRI conditional labeling...Read more on AuntMinnie.com (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - March 9, 2020 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

What Are Some Risk Factors for Cerebral Palsy?
Discussion The term, cerebral palsy, or CP has gone through many iterations with the first description in 1861 by W.J. Little who described it as “The condition of spastic rigidity of the limbs of newborn children.” The most recent definition is from Rosenbaun et al. in 2007 which states it is “a group of permanent disorders of the development of movement and posture, causing activity limitation, that are attributed to non-progressive disturbances that occurred in the developing fetal or infant brain. The motor disorders of cerebral palsy are often accompanied by disturbances of sensation, perception, cog...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - March 9, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news