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Does swimming with dolphins have any health benefits for children with cerebral palsy?
  1. anna baverstock (annabav{at}
  1. Bath, United Kingdom
    1. Fiona O Finlay (fiona.finlay{at}
    1. Child Health, United Kingdom


      Following a recent request from a parent to write a letter of support for her son with cerebral palsy to have 'dolphin therapy'we thought we would look at the evidence base behind this. She was applying to a charity for funding to take him to Florida to swim with dolphins. Structured clinical question: In a child with cerebral palsy [patient] does swimming with dolphins [intervention] have any positive health benefits [outcome].

      • cerebral palsy
      • dolphins
      • swimming

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