Question: Pediatric Brachial Plexus Injuries Are Commonly Treated By Occupational Therapists. What Are Some Maternal Risk Factors That Increase The Likelihood Of Brachial Plexus Injury During Birth? According To The Sunderland Classification, What Are The 3 Types Of Nerve Injury? What Is The Prognosis For Each Type Of Nerve Injury? Erb-Duchenne Palsy Is Typically …
Pediatric brachial plexus injuries are commonly treatedby occupational therapists.
What are some maternal risk factors that increase the likelihoodof brachial plexus injury during birth?
According to the Sunderland classification, what are the 3 typesof nerve injury? What is the prognosis for each type of nerveinjury?
Erb-Duchenne palsy is typically a traction injury to C5-C6resulting in the classic “waiters tip” position. Why does thispositioning result? Be specific. You need to know this for splintfabrication and preventing of contractures.
Klumpke’s Palsy is typically a traction injury to C8-T1resulting in the “clawing” of the hand. (If C7 is also involved,there is also typically flexion positioning of the elbow). Why doesthis positioning result? Be specific. You need to know this forsplint fabrication and preventing of contractures.
What does conservative management with occupational therapy looklike for pediatric brachial plexus injuries?
What would be some indicators that surgical intervention isnecessary?