Kourtni Reed; Outcomes of a Therapeutic Nighttime Positioning (NTP) Program: 24-Hour Postural Care. Am J Occup Ther 2019;73(4_Supplement_1):7311505143. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.2019.73S1-PO5006
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Date Presented 04/05/19
Postural management in the lying orientation should be routinely addressed for those with impaired movement. This study found that the implementation of a nighttime positioning (NTP) program yielded significant improvements in the health-related quality of life (HRQoL) of those with multiple disabilities, including difficulty moving independently. Highlighting the therapeutic benefits of supporting the body at nighttime will advance OT practice.
Primary Author and Speaker: Kourtni Reed
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