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Grading Scheme for Patient with Cerebral Palsy

Purpose:

To grade the disability of a patient with cerebral palsy.

Specialty:

Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation
Neurology, Psychiatry, Ophthalmology & Otolaryngology

Objective:

severity, prognosis, stage, disability and performance

ICD-10:

G80

Description:

Ambalavanan et al graded disability in patients with hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy based on clinical findings. This can help identify an infant who requires more aggressive management. The authors are from multiple universities in the United States participating in the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Neonatal Research Network.

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