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Title: Chronic conditions in adults with cerebral palsy
Authors: Peterson, MD
Ryan, JM
Hurvitz, EA
Mahmoudi, E
Issue Date: 2015
Publisher: American Medical Association (AMA): JAMA, 2015
Citation: Journal of the American Medical Association, Forthcoming
Abstract: Adults with cerebral palsy (CP) represent a growing population whose health status and healthcare needs are poorly understood.1 Mortality records reveal that death due to ischemic heart disease and cancer is higher among adults with CP;2 however, there have been no national surveillance efforts to track disease risk in this population. We examined estimates of chronic conditions in a population-representative sample of adults with CP.
ISSN: 0002-9955
Appears in Collections:Dept of Clinical Sciences Research Papers

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