Pain and the neonate

  • Valerie Fletcher
Part of the Midwifery Practice book series


Advances in medical and nursing practice over the past decade have greatly improved the prognosis for low birthweight and sick newborn infants. The day-to-day management of these infants, however, necessitates frequent investigations and interventions — be they invasive or non-invasive. Many procedures also disturb the infant’s rest.


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