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HipScreen

One in three children with cerebral palsy will develop hip problems that can be detected and treated with early screening

One in three children with cerebral palsy will develop hip problems that can be detected and treated with early screening

HipScreen

by Shriners Hospitals for Children
HipScreen
HipScreen
HipScreen

What is it about?

One in three children with cerebral palsy will develop hip problems that can be detected and treated with early screening. HipScreen is an educational tool developed by cerebral palsy experts Vedant Kulkarni, MD and Jon Davids, MD for implementing an early detection “Hip Surveillance Program” that can preserve a child's function and prevent pain.

HipScreen

App Details

Version
1.2.1
Rating
NA
Size
21Mb
Genre
Medical Reference
Last updated
September 25, 2016
Release date
March 2, 2016
More info

App Store Description

One in three children with cerebral palsy will develop hip problems that can be detected and treated with early screening. HipScreen is an educational tool developed by cerebral palsy experts Vedant Kulkarni, MD and Jon Davids, MD for implementing an early detection “Hip Surveillance Program” that can preserve a child's function and prevent pain.

This app features:
- Educational material based on peer-reviewed medical literature about hip surveillance for children with cerebral palsy
- Protocols for obtaining appropriately positioned and properly timed x-rays to identify silent hip disorders
- Tools to measure and interpret hip x-rays

For more information, log on to www.hipscreen.org!

Disclaimer: This app is provided for general informational purposes only and is not intended as, nor should it be considered a substitute for, professional medical advice. Do not use the information in this app or accompanying website for diagnosing or treating any medical or health condition. A professional healthcare provider should be consulted for existing or suspected medical problems.

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