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Testing guidelines for child health care nurses to prevent nonsynostotic plagiocephaly: a Swedish pilot study.
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PMID:  22055374     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The aim of the study is to test effectiveness of guidelines for nurses that can be incorporated into the child health care program to prevent nonsynostotic plagiocephaly (NSP) in infants while still following sudden infant death syndrome-preventive recommendations. When guidelines were followed as intended in a Swedish pilot study, only 8.5% of infants had some degree of NSP at 6 months, compared to 25.6% of infants in the comparison group. Results indicate that the early and regular implementation of these guidelines by nurses may be an effective way to prevent NSP.
Authors:
Freda Lennartsson
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2010-06-04
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of pediatric nursing     Volume:  26     ISSN:  1532-8449     ISO Abbreviation:  J Pediatr Nurs     Publication Date:  2011 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-11-07     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8607529     Medline TA:  J Pediatr Nurs     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  541-51     Citation Subset:  IM; N    
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Copyright © 2011 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
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