Developmental and Therapeutic Interventions in the NICU by Elsie R. Vergara - PDF and EPUB eBook

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The most comprehensive book available on neonatal intervention, this in-depth resource gives professionals the strong...

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Details of Developmental and Therapeutic Interventions in the NICU

Exact title of the book
Developmental and Therapeutic Interventions in the NICU
Book author
Elsie R. Vergara
Book edition
Hardcover
Number of pages
352 pages
Language
English
Published
October 31st 2003 by Brookes Publishing
File size (in PDF)
1408 kB
Developmental and Therapeutic Interventions in the NICU

Some brief overview of book

The most comprehensive book available on neonatal intervention, this in-depth resource gives professionals the strong foundation of clinical knowledge they'll need to work with high-risk newborns. With a unique developmental and therapeutic perspective that sets it apart from other texts on the subject, the book is filled with research findings and practical guidelines clinicians will use to promote the well-being of infants in the NICU and to involve and support their families. In-service and preservice professionals will benefit from an exploration of different developmental models for neonatal intervention an overview of medical conditions of newborns and commonly used interventions a synopsis of the functional abilities of premature infants discussion of crucial elements within the NICU environment, including teamwork, equipment, and sources of support detailed guidelines for positioning and feeding a model for family-centered care guidance on assessing behavior and development suggestions for working with infants with prolonged NICU stays tips on easing the transition from hospital to home information on following up with high-risk infants The overviews, learning objectives, and case stories in each chapter make this an ideal textbook for new and future clinicians, and the guidelines for everyday practice make it a reference professionals will use again and again as they work with high-risk infants and their families.