Nurturing the Premature Infant

Nurturing the Premature Infant : Developmental Interventions in the Neonatal Intensive Care Nursery

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As more premature infants survive the immediate neonatal period and require prolonged periods of hospitalization, researchers in fetal development and infancy have begun to reassess the strategies for their care. This book reports the work of leading researchers who have begun to use a variety of developmental interventions in the management of small infants in neonatal intensive care units.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 214 pages
  • 157.5 x 231.1 x 22.9mm | 498.96g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • New
  • 8 black and white photographs, graphs and tables
  • 0195085701
  • 9780195085709

Table of contents

Foreword ; Introduction ; 1. The Environment of the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, ; 2. Reading the Premature Infant ; 3. A Conceptual Framework for Interventions for Low Birth weight and Premature Children ; 4. Infant Massage Therapy ; 5. Vestibular Stimulation as a Neurodevelopmental Intervention with Preterm Infants: Findings and New Methods for Evaluation Intervention Effects ; 6. Kangaroo Care of the Premature Infant ; 7. The Breathing Bear and the Remarkable Premature ; 8. Clinical Research Implications for Developmental Interventions in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
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