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Standing frames as part of postural management for children with spasticity. What is the acceptability of a trial to determine the efficacy of standing frames?

Project title: Standing frames as part of postural management for children with spasticity. What is the acceptability of a trial to determine the efficacy of standing frames?

Call to action: 13/144 13/144 Standing frames as part of postural management for children with spasticity

Research type: Primary Research

Chief investigator: Dr Jill CadwganORCID logoorcid.org/0000-0002-1198-8400

Lead Author: Dr Jill Cadwgan

Contractor: University of Newcastle upon Tyne

Cost: £231,888.43

Co-investigators: Dr Anna Basu, Dr Denise Howel, Dr Niina Kolehmainen, Dr Sarah Crombie, Mr Andrew Roberts, Mr Keith Miller, Mrs Johanna Smith, Ms Jan Lecouturier, Professor Allan Colver, Professor Elaine McColl, Professor Jeremy Parr.

Started: October 2015 | Status: Published September 2018

ISRCTN: 82916961

This study suggests that a trial of standing frame use in young people with cerebral palsy would be acceptable with key stakeholder engagement and careful planning.

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