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The car seat challenge test is most commonly performed on premature infants prior to discharge home from the hospital. Infants who fail the car seat test twice at MMC are discharged home in a carbed. The process of discharging an infant home in a car-bed and the subsequent re-testing prior to transitioning safely to a rear-facing car seat is neither widely understood or standardized among Maine Health providers.
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Pelletier, Haley and Trachimowicz, Gina, "Improving Car-Bed Discharge Process and Follow up" (2022). Costas T. Lambrew Research Retreat 2022. 20.
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