Priority 7 from the Paediatric Lower Limb Surgery PSP
|UNCERTAINTY: Can surveillance and non-surgical treatment (e.g. physiotherapy, botulinum toxin injections, functional electrical stimulation, orthotics, casting) prevent the development of deformity requiring surgery in children with Cerebral Palsy? (JLA PSP Priority 7)
|JLA question ID
|Not available for this PSP
Novak et al. A systematic review of interventions for children with cerebral palsy: state of the evidence. Dev Med Child Neurol. 2013 Oct;55(10):885-910.
|Health Research Classification System category
|Extra information provided by this PSP
|Original uncertainty examples
|Can splinting prevent knee contractures and foot deformity in cerebral palsy? ~ FES versus Orthotics ~ Are AFO's beneficial in CP?
|See data spreadsheet on JLA website
|PSP unique ID
|Paediatric Lower Limb Surgery
|Total number of uncertainties identified by this PSP.
|75 (To see a full list of all uncertainties identified, please see the detailed spreadsheet held on the JLA website)
|Date of priority setting workshop
|17 November 2018