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Sleep positioning for children with cerebral palsy

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Abstract

This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows:

The overall aim of this systematic review is to determine whether commercially available night-time postural management systems, compared with usual care, reduce hip migration in children with cerebral palsy.

Secondary objectives include:

  • to determine the effect of sleep positioning systems on sleep patterns and quality.

  • to determine the effect of sleep positioning systems on the quality of life of the child.

  • to determine the effect of sleep positioning systems on the quality of life of the family.

  • to determine the effect of sleep positioning systems on pain.

  • to determine the effect of sleep positioning systems on physical functioning

  • to determine any adverse effects of sleep positioning systems.

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