Minimising sensory stimuli to improve growth and development for newborn infants in the neonatal unit

WATSON, Julie and MCGUIRE, William (2015). Minimising sensory stimuli to improve growth and development for newborn infants in the neonatal unit. Cochrane Database of systematic reviews. (Submitted)

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    Abstract

    The preterm and sick infant experiences a hostile environment in the neonatal care setting as compared to the womb (Across all care levels – intensive to special care) This altered sensory experience can have a negative impact on an infant’s development. While neonatology has been characterised by monumental improvements in medical and nursing care, only recently has there been a focus on the environmental and interpersonal experiences of the infant in the neonatal unit There is a variety of inconsistent practices in the neonatal setting;this review aims to make recommendations for practice. Cochrane Database Protocol submission, accepted.

    Item Type: Article
    Research Institute, Centre or Group - Does NOT include content added after October 2018: Centre for Health and Social Care Research
    Depositing User: Julie Watson
    Date Deposited: 22 Jun 2015 11:04
    Last Modified: 18 Sep 2018 09:11
    URI: http://shura.shu.ac.uk/id/eprint/10313

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