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Cerebral Palsy

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Education, Life Science
AMSER: Applied Math and Science Education Repository, National Library of Medicine
Provider Set:
AMSER: Applied Math and Science Education Repository, H.E.A.L.
Community College / Lower Division, College / Upper Division, Graduate / Professional, Career / Technical, Adult Education
Material Type:
Audio Lectures, Images and Illustrations, Instructional Material, Interactive, Reference
Media Format:
Audio, Downloadable docs, Graphics/Photos, Text/HTML, Video
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AMSER: Applied Math and Science Education Repository Abstract:

This patient education program explains cerebral palsy (CP), the causes and risk factors, symptoms and complications, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment options. It also reviews brain anatomy, particularly that of the motor skills areas. This resource is a MedlinePlus Interactive Health Tutorial from the National Library of Medicine, designed and developed by the Patient Education Institute. NOTE: This tutorial requires a special Flash plug-in, version 4 or above. If you do not have Flash, you will be prompted to obtain a free download of the software before you start the tutorial. You will also need an Acrobat Reader, available as a free download, in order to view the Reference Summary.