American Academy for Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine (AACPDM) Lifespan Journal Digest

Part of the mandate of the Lifespan Committee of the AACPDM is to promote and share evidence-based information about aging with childhood-onset disabilities. With this in mind, the Committee set out to establish a way to routinely spotlight recent literature focusing on lifespan care issues, including the transition to adult care, aging with a disability, and adult outcomes. From these discussions, the Lifespan Care Journal Digest was born. Committee members regularly comb through recent publications to identify and summarize articles they feel are highly relevant and impactful. Their summaries are then posted here so that they can be easily accessed by providers and consumers in keeping up with recent research in this area. We hope you enjoy reading them!
 

March 2023 Reviews

Post-fracture pneumonia risk and association with health and survival outcomes for adults with cerebral palsy: A retrospective cohort study

Does exercise affect quality of life and participation of adolescents and adults with cerebral palsy: a systematic review

The Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Healthy Lifestyle Behaviors and Perceived Mental and Physical Health of People Living with Non-Communicable Diseases: An International Cross-Sectional Survey

January 2023 Reviews

Real-time daily fatigue, sleep, physical activity, and health-related fitness in adults with cerebral palsy

Five-year risk of fracture and subsequent fractures among adults with cerebral palsy

September 2022 Reviews

Preventive Care for Adults With Cerebral Palsy and Other Neurodevelopmental Disabilities: Are We Missing the Point?

Musculoskeletal Morbidity Among Adults Living With Spina Bifida and Cerebral Palsy

June 2022 Reviews

Mobility and Gait in Adults with CP

Swallowing Function and Nutritional Status in Adults with CP
 

March 2022 Reviews

Blood Pressure in Adults with CP

MSK and Other Comorbid Diagnoses and Use of PT/OT in Adults with CP

Need for Ongoing Neurologic Care in CP
 

January 2022 Reviews

Health Conditions in Adults with CP

ICF Core Set for Adults with CP

Navigating Adult Care in CP

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