research supporting midline positioning to prevent IVH

  1. Can anyone point me towards research suppporting midline positioning? I have been googling and pubmeding all morning with no success.
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  3. by   SteveNNP
    Emory,J. Peabody, J. "Head position affects intracranial pressure in newborn infants." Journal of Pediatrics 1983

    Cowan, F., and Thoresen, M. " Changes in superior sagittal sinus blood velocities due to postural alterations and pressure on the head of the newborn infant." Pediatrics 1985

    "Evaluation and development of potentially better practices for the prevention of Brain Hemorrhage and Ischemic Brain Injury in VLBW infants" Pediatrics, April 2003.

    Hope these help!!!


    Stevern21
  4. by   lovemyjob
    Thank you!!
  5. by   pooperscooperrn0624
    IVH protocol has been around for quite a while. You can find several protocols on the net. I will email you our policy.
  6. by   palesarah
    Quote from pooperscooperrn0624
    IVH protocol has been around for quite a while. You can find several protocols on the net. I will email you our policy.
    me too please?

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