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Sweden - Western

CP Register of Western Sweden
(Västsvenska CP-registret)


Year CP register established: 1971
Year 1st birth cohort registered: 1954
Geographic area covered: Western Sweden (24% of Sweden)
Adverse health event or disability registered: Cerebral palsy
Population in the area: 2,100,000 inhabitants
Number of cases / year: approx. 50
Number of live births / year: approx. 24,000
Principal data sources: children’s hospital records, maternal records, local habilitation records, regional habilitation records (inpatient records and spasticity clinic), CPUP database, personal communication with the child’s neuropediatrician and/or members of the habilitation team (therapists etc.), clinical examination of the child.

Administrative information

Address of the register:
Regional Rehabilitation Centre for Children and Adolescents, Queen Silvia Children's Hospital, Box 210 62, 418 04 Göteborg, Sweden
Name, speciality of the scientific professional in charge:
Kate Himmelmann, Pediatric neurologist, PhD (kate.himmelmann@vgregion.se)
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