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Reduction of head flattening in preterm infants.
  1. P H Cartlidge,
  2. N Rutter
  1. Department of Neonatal Medicine and Surgery, City Hospital, Nottingham.

    Abstract

    During the first few weeks of life many preterm infants develop flattened heads. We have shown that this deformity can be reduced by nursing preterm infants on soft, air filled mattresses of the type used for detecting apnoea.

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