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Weighted Blankets for Self-Regulation in Pediatrics: Clinical Effectiveness and Guidelines

Last updated: March 19, 2019
Project Number: RB1318-000
Product Line: Rapid Response
Research Type: Devices and Systems
Report Type: Summary of Abstracts
Result type: Report

Question

  1. What is the evidence regarding clinical effectiveness of weighted blankets for pediatric patients for self-regulation?
  2. What are the evidence-based guidelines regarding the use of weighted blankets in pediatric patients for self-regulation?

Key Message

One systematic review and one randomized controlled trial were identified regarding weighted blankets for self-regulation in pediatric patients. No relevant evidence based-guidelines were identified.