Pediatric Annals

CME PRE-TEST

Abstract

EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVE

Cerebral palsy is usually linked to premature or abnormal birth and lack of oxygen during birth, causing damage to the nervous system. Early identification of the disorder is important so that an exercise and training program can be started. Thus, it is important that all practicing pediatricians have a thorough knowledge of this affliction. Following completion of this continuing medical education offering, participants will have a greater familiarity with the etiologic factors in cerebral palsy, the early signs and differential diagnosis, early neuromotor reflexes, rehabilitation strategies, and methods of counseling families of children with cerebral palsy.

HOW TO OBTAIN CME CREDITS BY READING THIS ISSUE

Pediatricians can receive Category 1 credits for the Physician's Recognition Award of the American Medical Association by reading the following articles and successfully completing the guiz at the end of the issue. Complete instructions are given on the quiz pages.

The Pre-Test below has been prepared to assistyou in studying the following material. It indicates some of the areas to be covered, and will make it possible for you to challenge your present knowledge of the material before reading further.

PRE-TEST

1. Head rotation to either side produces chin/extension and occiput/flexion.

A. True.

B. False.

2. Cerebral palsy occurs frequently.

A. True.

B. False.

3. At the present time the child with cerebral palsy is handled in such a way as to promote as near as normal movement patterns.

A. True.

B. False.

4. The pediatrician's most difficult role in providing care to children with cerebral palsy is to perform an adequate physical examination.

A. True.

B. False.…

EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVE

Cerebral palsy is usually linked to premature or abnormal birth and lack of oxygen during birth, causing damage to the nervous system. Early identification of the disorder is important so that an exercise and training program can be started. Thus, it is important that all practicing pediatricians have a thorough knowledge of this affliction. Following completion of this continuing medical education offering, participants will have a greater familiarity with the etiologic factors in cerebral palsy, the early signs and differential diagnosis, early neuromotor reflexes, rehabilitation strategies, and methods of counseling families of children with cerebral palsy.

HOW TO OBTAIN CME CREDITS BY READING THIS ISSUE

Pediatricians can receive Category 1 credits for the Physician's Recognition Award of the American Medical Association by reading the following articles and successfully completing the guiz at the end of the issue. Complete instructions are given on the quiz pages.

The Pre-Test below has been prepared to assistyou in studying the following material. It indicates some of the areas to be covered, and will make it possible for you to challenge your present knowledge of the material before reading further.

PRE-TEST

1. Head rotation to either side produces chin/extension and occiput/flexion.

A. True.

B. False.

2. Cerebral palsy occurs frequently.

A. True.

B. False.

3. At the present time the child with cerebral palsy is handled in such a way as to promote as near as normal movement patterns.

A. True.

B. False.

4. The pediatrician's most difficult role in providing care to children with cerebral palsy is to perform an adequate physical examination.

A. True.

B. False.

10.3928/0090-4481-19860301-03

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