Do lycra garments improve function and movement in children with cerebral palsy?
Coghill, J. E. and Simkiss, Douglas E.. (2010) Do lycra garments improve function and movement in children with cerebral palsy? Archives of Disease in Childhood, Vol.95 (No.5). pp. 393-395. ISSN 0003-9888
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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/adc.2009.178624
The mother of a 5-year-old boy with athetoid cerebral palsy complains of difficulties putting his Lycra suit on each day. She is keen to know if it actually helps improve his function and movement. STRUCTURED CLINICAL QUESTION In children with cerebral palsy (population), do Lycra garments (intervention) improve function and posture (outcome)? SEARCH STRATEGY The search was performed in October 2009.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Subjects:||R Medicine > RC Internal medicine
R Medicine > RJ Pediatrics
|Divisions:||Faculty of Medicine > Warwick Medical School > Mental Health and Wellbeing
Faculty of Medicine > Warwick Medical School
|Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH):||Cerebral palsy -- Alternative treatment, Cerebral palsied -- Clothing, Spandex|
|Journal or Publication Title:||Archives of Disease in Childhood|
|Page Range:||pp. 393-395|
|Access rights to Published version:||Open Access|
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