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Survey about achondroplasia
We have designed a questionnaire with the purpose to better know the population connected to achondroplasia.
The questionnaire is optional and anonymous. The data obtained will be used for statistical purposes and to better understand the natural history of achondroplasia. Please consider answering.
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Growth in achondroplasia: Development of height, weight, head circumference, and body mass index in a European cohort.

This paper describes how achondroplasia-specific growth charts that can be used as references to monitor a child's growth and detect underlying conditions or symptoms were made for the European population.

[Free Full Text] Current Care and Investigational Therapies in Achondroplasia

Currently, management of achondroplasia is limited to the treatment and prevention of complications related to this disease. This review identifies different options for the management of some of these complications and potential therapies currently under investigation.

Basic indications to handle a baby/young child with achondroplasia

This is a compilation of the specific indications for handling a newborn with achondroplasia. They need special care and that's why Little People of America's Advisory Board developed a small list of indications, on which this one is based.

Achondroplasia Leaflets - Guidance for parents and health care professionals

Here you have leaflets for the care and treatment from two renown institutions, for both parents and healthcare professionals.

[Free Full Text] Lying to sitting to standing up in achondroplasia

Children with achondroplasia usually have strategies to pass by different phases of gross motor skills acquisition. This paper describes strategies for acquisition of fine motor skills, gross motor skills, feeding and communication skills demonstrated by these children.

How can sleeping position influence obstructive sleep apnea

There are many positions a person can adopt to  sleep. This article will approach the back and stomach sleep positions (supine and prone), which influence breathing and quality of sleep.
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