Impact of education and positioning aids on the prevalence of head shape deformities in preterm infants.

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Xanthidis, Charlotte
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2023-04-25
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Audit , Education , Head positioning aids , Head shape deformities , Neonatal Care , Neonate , Neurodevelopment , Physiotherapist , Preterm , Poster , Quality improvement awards , Retrospective study , Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust , West Midlands Neonatal Operational Delivery Network
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The use of head positioning aids alongside education and therapy support can have a big impact on reducing the prevalence of adverse head shapes in preterm infants. These results are being used to support wider implementation of head positioning aids across the West Midlands Neonatal Operational Delivery Network.
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Published 25th April 2023.
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Xanthidis, C. Impact of education and positioning aids on the prevalence of head shape deformities in preterm infants.[Poster]. Wolverhampton: The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust, 2023.
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The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust.
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