TITLE

Early developmental care for preterm neonates: a call for more research

AUTHOR(S)
Sizun, J.; Westrup, B.
PUB. DATE
September 2004
SOURCE
Archives of Disease in Childhood -- Fetal & Neonatal Edition;Sep2004, Vol. 89 Issue 5, pF384
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Developmental care is the use of a range of medical and nursing interventions to decrease the stress of preterm neonates in neonatal intensive care units. This article reviews the theory underlying such interventions and research based data in different scientific fields, including neuroscience, developmental and family psychology, medicine, and nursing. The conclusion is that more research is needed.
ACCESSION #
14434642

 

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