Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Outcomes from pediatric strokes

According to CHASA, here are some of the outcomes from pediatric strokes

  • 85% of infants who have strokes live to adulthood
  • Between 50 and 80 percent of infants and children will have serious, long‐term challenges including: hemiplegia or hemiparesis (one‐sided paralysis); seizures; and speech, visual, behavioral and learning difficulties.
  • Many of these victims will require acute and/or long term rehabilitation

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