Therapeutic positioning, wheelchair seating, and pulmonary function of children with cerebral palsy: a research synthesis.

@article{Barks2004TherapeuticPW,
  title={Therapeutic positioning, wheelchair seating, and pulmonary function of children with cerebral palsy: a research synthesis.},
  author={Lelia S Barks},
  journal={Rehabilitation nursing : the official journal of the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses},
  year={2004},
  volume={29 5},
  pages={
          146-53
        }
}
This review analyzed research literature concerning pulmonary function and positioning of persons with cerebral palsy (CP) who lack trunk control. The search reviewed literature published from 1966 through March 2003. Twenty-eight references located by electronic database search were analyzed using Moody's Research Analysis Tool. All reflected either a physiologic or therapy-based model involving function in activities of daily living, but no health outcomes. One reference applied a nursing… CONTINUE READING
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