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J Perinatol. 2007 Dec;27 Suppl 2:S48-74.

The development of potentially better practices to support the neurodevelopment of infants in the NICU.

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1The Children's Hospital of Southwest Florida, Fort Myers, FL 33908, USA. william.liu@leememorial.org

Abstract

OBJECTIVE:

To review the existing evidence used to identify potentially better care practices that support newborn brain development.

STUDY DESIGN:

Literature review.

RESULT:

Sixteen potentially better practices are identified and grouped into two operational clinical bundles based upon timing for recommended implementation.

CONCLUSION:

Existing evidence supports the implementation of selected care practices that potentially may support newborn brain development.

PMID:
18034182
DOI:
10.1038/sj.jp.7211844
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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