Thursday, February 14, 2013

Cerebral Palsy

Do you have an opinion about orthopedic surgery for children with Cerebral Palsy who can walk?

The University of Hartford and the Shriners Hospital for Children are interested in hearing from you!

They want to know what information people need to help make decisions about whether to have surgery to improve the walking abilities of children with Cerebral Palsy.

If you are the  parent or caregiver of a child with CP and surgery has been recommended, or if you are a person with CP and surgery was recommended for you, please participate in this survey.  You must be 18 years old to participate.

Click on the link below.  It will bring you to a brief, confidential survey.  The results will be used to provide families and clinicians with information that will help with making decisions about orthopedic surgery. 


If you have any questions about this study, you may contact the principal investigator, Mary Gannotti, PhD at 860-768-5373 or gannotti@hartford.edu.



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