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The influence of gestational age on severity of impairment in spastic cerebral palsy.

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OBJECTIVE: To investigate the association between severity of impairment and gestational age in unilateral and bilateral spastic cerebral palsy, and to determine whether the influence of gestational age is independent of deviations from optimal birth weight. STUDY DESIGN: The study group was a United Kingdom cohort of 4772 cases of spastic cerebral palsy born between 1960 and 1997, with information on birth demographics and severity of impairment. Generalized additive models were used to dete...

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Publisher copy:
10.1016/j.jpeds.2008.02.041

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Hemming, K More by this author
Hutton, JL More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NPEU
Pharoah, PO More by this author
Journal:
The Journal of pediatrics
Volume:
153
Issue:
2
Pages:
203-208.e4
Publication date:
2008-08-05
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EISSN:
1097-6833
ISSN:
0022-3476
URN:
uuid:8bbbd585-90df-40c4-a811-b6c03de0a08b
Source identifiers:
236744
Local pid:
pubs:236744

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