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

SCPE center code: C06