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Prevalence and severity of feeding and nutritional problems in children with neurological impairment: Oxford Feeding Study.

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The aim of this study was to estimate the prevalence and severity of feeding and nutritional problems in children with neurological impairment within a defined geographical area. In a cross-sectional study, a validated questionnaire was sent to 377 parents of children (aged 4 to 13 years) on the Oxford Register of Early Childhood Impairments with oromotor dysfunction. The return rate was 72%. Of these, 93% had cerebral palsy; 47% were unable to walk; 78% had speech difficulty; and 28% continu...

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10.1017/s0012162200001249

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Journal:
Developmental medicine and child neurology More from this journal
Volume:
42
Issue:
10
Pages:
674-680
Publication date:
2000-10-01
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EISSN:
1469-8749
ISSN:
0012-1622
Language:
English
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pubs:191056
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uuid:fb28f3b2-99f2-4712-95d5-1db443a21056
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pubs:191056
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191056
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2012-12-19

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