Demystifying Medicine Video

According to Centre for Disease Control and Prevention, an average of 1 in every 323 children in North America might be living with cerebral palsy (CP). CP is considered to be the most common disorder among children. This video explains what CP is, how it is caused and the different types associated with this disorder.

This video was made for students enrolled in the IMPACT project during the 2017-2018 school year at McMaster University.

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