Aided and Unaided Speech Supplementation Strategies: Effect of Alphabet Cues and Iconic Hand Gestures on Dysarthric Speech
- Intrathecal baclofen therapy improves functional intelligibility of speech in cerebral palsy. Leary, S. M.; Gilpin, P.; Lockley, L.; Rodriguez, L.; Jarrett, L.; Stevenson, V. L. // Clinical Rehabilitation;Mar2006, Vol. 20 Issue 3, p228
Objective: To assess the effect of intrathecal baclofen on spastic dysarthia in cerebral palsy. Design: Single case study. Methods: Functional outcome measures, including the Assessment of Intelligibility of Dysarthric Speech, were performed before and after a trial of intrathecal baclofen in an...
- Process Diary as Methodological Approach in Longitudinal Phenomenological Research. Woll, Heidi // Indo-Pacific Journal of Phenomenology;Oct2013, Vol. 13 Issue 2, p1
This article focuses on the process diary as a qualitative instrument in phenomenological research. The first part of the article provides a brief historical review on the use of diaries in social and health research. The second part of the article presents an example of how the process diary...
- Developmental outcome of the use of etamsylate for prevention of periventricular haemorrhage in a randomised controlled trial. Schulte, J.; Osborne, J.; Benson, J. W. T.; Cooke, R.; Drayton, M.; Murphy, J.; Rennie, J.; Speicle, B. D. // Archives of Disease in Childhood -- Fetal & Neonatal Edition;Jan2005, Vol. 90 Issue 1, pF31
Objective: To compare neurodevelopmental outcome of survivors of the multicentre trial of etamsylate (the iRNN for ethamsylate) for prevention of periventricular haemorrhage in very low birthweight infants. Design: Double blind, single observer, prospective follow up of placebo controlled study....
- Development of a Novel Orofacial Motor Function Assessment Scale for Children With Cerebral Palsy. Botti Rodrigues Santos, Maria Teresa; Scalco Manzano, Felipe; Duarte Ferreira, Maria Cristina; Masiero, Danilo // Journal of Dentistry for Children;Sep-Dec2005, Vol. 72 Issue 3, p113
Purpose: The aim of this study was to develop the orofacial motor function assessment scale (OFMFAS) and appraise its performance in terms of validity and reliability in a cohort of 116 cerebral palsy patients. Methods: The scale was developed according to a process derived from the theory of...
- Cerebral Palsy and Minor Congenital Anomalies. Miller, Geoffrey // Clinical Pediatrics;Feb1991, Vol. 30 Issue 2, p97
Offers observation on cerebral palsy (CP) and minor congenital anomalies (MCA). Factors that are attributed by many clinicians and non-medical personnel as the cause of CP; Discussion on MCA; Explanation on the association between parturitional difficulties and CP influences.
- Validity of gait parameters for hip flexor contracture in patients with cerebral palsy. Sun Jong Choi; Chin Youb Chung; Kyoung Min Lee; Dae Gyu Kwon; Sang Hyeong Lee; Moon Soek Park // Journal of NeuroEngineering & Rehabilitation (JNER);2011, Vol. 8 Issue 1, p4
Background: Psoas contracture is known to cause abnormal hip motion in patients with cerebral palsy. The authors investigated the clinical relevance of hip kinematic and kinetic parameters, and 3D modeled psoas length in terms of discriminant validty, convergent validity, and responsiveness....
- Exercise Adherence and Teens With Spastic Cerebral Palsy. // Adapted Physical Activity Quarterly;Oct2005, Vol. 22 Issue 4, p424
The section presents the abstract, Factors influencing adherence to a home-based strength-training programme for young people with cerebral palsy, by N. F. Taylor.
- Causal Mechanisms Underlying Periventricular Leukomalacia and Cerebral Palsy. Kadhim, Hazim; S�bire, Guillaume; Kahn, Andr�; Evrard, Philippe; Dan, Bernard // Current Pediatric Reviews;2005, Vol. 1 Issue 1, p1
Periventricular leukomalacia is a major neuropathological substrate underlying most of the neurologic morbidity in cerebral palsy. Etiopathogenesis of periventricular leukomalacia is believed to be multifactorial, involving hypoxic-ischemic insults and inflammatory processes. While emphasis was...
- SURGICAL PATHOLOGY AND TREATMENT OF COMPLICATED CEREBRAL PALSY. Rosner, Samuel // Angiology;Feb1966, Vol. 17 Issue 2, p77
Discusses the pathology and treatment of complicated cerebral palsy. Symptoms of cerebral birth palsy; Number of patients who were examined at surgery; Bases for the operation of cerebral palsy.