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Early Diagnosis for Children with Cerebral Palsy: Clinical Effectiveness and Guidelines

Last updated: January 10, 2018
Project Number: RB1181-000
Product Line: Rapid Response
Research Type: Other Diagnostics
Report Type: Summary of Abstracts
Result type: Report

Question

  1. What is the clinical effectiveness of early diagnosis in children with cerebral palsy?
  2. What are the evidence-based guidelines addressing early diagnosis in children with cerebral palsy?

Key Message

Five systematic reviews, one with meta-analysis, one randomized controlled trial, and one non-randomized study were identified regarding the clinical effectiveness of early diagnosis in children with cerebral palsy.