Conference Paper

Results of early intervention in the baby with cerebral motor disturbance

S. H. Irwin-Carruthers
South African Journal of Physiotherapy | Vol 37, No 2 | a953 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/sajp.v37i2.953 | © 2018 S. H. Irwin-Carruthers | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 05 October 2018 | Published: 30 June 1981

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S. H. Irwin-Carruthers, University of Stellenbosch and Tygerberg Hospital, South Africa

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Abstract

The results of a study comparing the early and late treatment of babies with cerebral motor disturbance are discussed. Criteria for diagnosis must be established before tests can begin. It would appear that early intervention results in marked improvement but more surveys are necessary to provide convincing evidence.


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