Helmet therapy in infants with positional skull deformation: randomised controlled trial

@inproceedings{Wijk2014HelmetTI,
  title={Helmet therapy in infants with positional skull deformation: randomised controlled trial},
  author={Renske M van Wijk and Leo A van Vlimmeren and Catharina G. M. Groothuis-Oudshoorn and Catharina P B van der Ploeg and Maarten J. IJzerman and Magda M. Boere-Boonekamp},
  booktitle={BMJ},
  year={2014}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine the effectiveness of helmet therapy for positional skull deformation compared with the natural course of the condition in infants aged 5-6 months. DESIGN Pragmatic, single blinded, randomised controlled trial (HEADS, HElmet therapy Assessment in Deformed Skulls) nested in a prospective cohort study. SETTING 29 paediatric physiotherapy practices; helmet therapy was administered at four specialised centres. PARTICIPANTS 84 infants aged 5 to 6 months with moderate to… CONTINUE READING