Volume : VIII, Issue : II, February - 2019

Clinico-Social Profile and Parental perception of Socio-economic challenges for Cerebral Palsy child in lower socio-economic strata

Dr. Uday Rajput, Dr. Sheryl Elisa Mathew

Abstract :

Background: Physical independence ,schooling ,economic burden and social life affection are common issues among the children with cereal palsy in lower socio–economic class in India. This study was planned with an objective of determining the clinico social profile and perception of parents about socio–economic challenges with regards to schooling, economic burden and physical independence for cereal palsy child in lower socio–economic strata. Hence by knowing these factors, targeted issues can be managed with priority in lower socio–economic class. Method : A prospective observational study was carried out from July 2015 to December 2015. Children diagnosed as cereal palsy from 1 to 12 years were enrolled and interviewed at tertiary care hospital in predesigned pre validated questioner with specific emphasis on clinico social profile and socio economic challanges.Critically sick children were excluded . Results: Total 50 children of were enrolled. Maximum number of cases were spastic (84%) variety .In spastic type commonest being diaplegic, followed by hemiplegic type. Most common prenatal factor associated with cereal palsy was pregnancy induced hypertension (30%) followed by birth asphyxia. Parent perceived economic as well disease in a child affects social life

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CLINICO-SOCIAL PROFILE AND PARENTAL PERCEPTION OF SOCIO-ECONOMIC CHALLENGES FOR CEREBRAL PALSY CHILD IN LOWER SOCIO-ECONOMIC STRATA, Dr. Uday Rajput, Dr.Sheryl Elisa Mathew PARIPEX - INDIAN JOURNAL OF RESEARCH : Volume-8 | Issue-2 | February-2019


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