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Functional Status Personal Health and Self-Esteem of Caregivers of Children in a Body Cast A Pilot Study

Location: http://www.nursingcenter.com/prodev/ce_article.asp?tid=615794

BACKGROUND: There is a lack of literature describing the changes in daily routine that parents caring for a child in a body cast must experience. The investigator's clinical experience suggested that determining these changes in parental daily routine would inform nurses of appropriate interventions for these parents.
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Infant Hip Spica

Location: http://www.hip-baby.org/spica.html

Part of a hip dysplasia site. This page offers advice on care of an infant in a hip spica cast Patient Provider
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The prevention of skin excoriation under children's hip spica casts using the goretex pantaloon.

Location: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi?itool=abstractplus&db=pubmed&cmd=Retrieve&dopt=abstrac ...

The use of the Goretex liner in our series resulted in a savings of $38 per cast including the cost of the liners ($75). The Goretex Pantaloon cast liner used for children's spica casts prevents urine excoriation of the skin and is cost effective.
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