Journal article

Comparing emergency department presentations among children with cerebral palsy with general childhood presentations: a data linkage study

Elaine Meehan, Katrina Williams, Susan M Reid, Gary L Freed, Franz E Babl, Jillian R Sewell, Suzanna Vidmar, Susan Donath, Dinah S Reddihough



Funding Acknowledgements

We thank Ying Chen and the Victorian Data Linkages Unit team, as well as the VEMD data custodian, for facilitating this data linkage project. We also acknowledge the Victorian Paediatric Clinical Network, particularly Juliette Begg, for their support of this project. EM acknowledges PhD funding support received from the Murdoch Childrens Research Institute and the University of Melbourne. SMR's time was funded by an Early Career Fellowship from the National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia. FEB's time was part funded by a grant from the Royal Children's Hospital Foundation, Melbourne, Australia. The VCPR received funding from the Victorian Department of Health and Human Services, the Victorian Medical Insurance Agency, and the Royal Children's Hospital Foundation over the course of this study. Infrastructure support was provided by the Victorian Government's Operational Infrastructure Support Program. The authors have stated that they had no interests that might be perceived as posing a conflict or bias.