Body shape distortion: promoting postural care at night

Waugh, Anna; Hill, Sarah
September 2009
Learning Disability Practice;Sep2009, Vol. 12 Issue 7, p25
Academic Journal
The article discusses general principles on self-managed postural care of children at night. It is noted that the night-time sleeping position of a child can distort his body shape. It is asserted that children can die from this as it compromises internal organs. Also discussed is the role of nurses in the development of postural care in public health. INSET: Case study one.


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