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Neonatal Brain Care

Does Early Developmental Intervention Work?
  • Peter A. Gorski
  • Polly Panitz
Part of the Critical Issues in Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics book series (CIDB)

Abstract

Despite stabilization of initial physiologic processes, the smallest and highest risk Newborn Intensive Care Unit (NICU) patients are likely to spend a long time in the hospital, in order to gain weight and pass through several stages of neurobehavioral development. The NICU logistically then becomes an important site for early intervention strategies to help optimize an infant’s development and a family’s adaptation.

Keywords

Continuous Positive Airway Pressure Premature Infant Neonatal Brain Awake State Infant Behavior 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Peter A. Gorski
    • 1
  • Polly Panitz
    • 1
  1. 1.Division of Behavioral and Developmental Pediatrics, Department of PediatricsThe Evanston Hospital and Northwestern University Medical SchoolEvanstonUSA

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