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A bed with a water-filled mattress that may have therapeutic currency Neonatology Oscillating waterbeds in preterm infants provide compensatory movement stimulation, ↓ uncomplicated apnea of prematurity, with ↑ quiet sleep, ↓ crying, fussiness and, ↑ growth; non-oscillating WBs are used for narcotic-exposed neonates. See Hydrotherapy.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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The lives of families on the 170 military bases are, as Houppert describes it, closely prescribed by a "labyrinth of rules." At Fort Drum, home to 8,800 family members and 11,000 soldiers, a 129-page "Resident's Guide to Family Housing" spells out prohibitions against the use of clotheslines, trampolines, fences, waterbeds, ceiling fans, gardens, and wallpaper borders (except by special dispensation).
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