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Best practice for midline position of preemies to prevent IVH

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Julie, OT Julie, OT (New) New

Does anyone have any evidence out there on best practice for positioning micropreemies in ML for certain amount of time to prevent IVH? Thanks!

RNICU10

Specializes in NICU.

The Neonatal Network recently put out an Evidence Based Review on this exact thing. Neutral Head Positioning in Premature Infants for Intraventricular Hemorrhage Prevention. It's pretty informative.