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This section contains information for the health professionals - paediatricians and therapists - who work with children and young people with hemiplegia.

  • Diagnosis
    Guidelines and recommendations for giving a diagnosis of hemiplegia or cerebral palsy.
  • Medical management
    Medical treatment for the effects of cerebral palsy, and the importance of other aspects of medical management.
  • The therapists' role
    Physiotherapy, occupational therapy and speech and language therapy.
  • Surgical intervention
    Goals of surgery, factors to consider and recommendations.

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