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Do lycra garments improve function and movement in children with cerebral palsy?

By J. E. Coghill and Douglas E. Simkiss


The mother of a 5-year-old boy with\ud athetoid cerebral palsy complains of\ud difficulties putting his Lycra suit on\ud each day. She is keen to know if it actually\ud helps improve his function and\ud movement.\ud STRUCTURED CLINICAL QUESTION\ud In children with cerebral palsy (population),\ud do Lycra garments (intervention)\ud improve function and posture\ud (outcome)?\ud SEARCH STRATEGY\ud The search was performed in October\ud 2009

Topics: RC, RJ
Publisher: BMJ Group
Year: 2010
OAI identifier: oai:wrap.warwick.ac.uk:3365

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