Developmental care of newborns & infants : a guide for health professionals /
[edited by] Carole Kenner, Jacqueline M. McGrath.
St. Louis, MO : Mosby, c2004.
xxvii, 590 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
0323024432 (pbk.)
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St. Louis, MO : Mosby, c2004.
0323024432 (pbk.)
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Table of Contents
Developmental Care: An Overviewp. 1
Frontier of Molecular Biologyp. 1
Developmental Care as a Focal Pointp. 7
Contemporary Intensive Care and Its Relationship to Infant Outcomesp. 13
What Is Currently Known about the Outcomes of Hospitalized Preterm Neonatesp. 14
Environmental Neonatology as a Discipline in Its Own Rightp. 20
Family-Centered Carep. 23
Economics of Health Carep. 23
Scope of Practice--Developmental Carep. 25
Intensive Care Nursery Design Standards and Developmental Carep. 26
The Future of Developmental Carep. 27
Conclusionp. 27
Individualized Care: Actions for the Individualized Staff Memberp. 35
Individual Actions to Promote Developmentally Supportive Care in the NICUp. 36
Working through Common Challengesp. 42
Conclusionp. 43
Theoretic Perspective for Developmentally Supportive Carep. 47
Brain Developmentp. 47
Developmental Theoryp. 48
Understanding Newborn Behaviorp. 50
Supportive Researchp. 52
NIDCAP Guidelines for Collaborative Carep. 56
Structuring of the Infant's 24-Hour Dayp. 56
Conclusionp. 59
Infant Mental Health: A New Dimension to Carep. 65
Infant Mental Health Servicesp. 65
Interventions That Promote Infant Mental Health in the NICUp. 67
The Role of the Bedside Nurse in Promoting Infant Mental Healthp. 70
Specific Recommendations for Bedside Caregiversp. 70
Case Studyp. 71
Conclusionp. 72
The Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Environmentp. 75
Medical Knowledge Underpinning Neonatal Behaviorp. 75
Medical Terminology for Care in the Nurseryp. 76
Basic Principles, Uses, and Potential Complications of the NICU Equipmentp. 77
The Physical Environmentp. 77
Medical Complications: Primary and Iatrogenicp. 79
Developmental Interventionsp. 81
Parents of Critically Ill Infantsp. 81
Relationship of the Early Environment to Neonatal Outcomesp. 82
Behavioral and Developmental Effects of Drugs in the NICUp. 82
Conclusionp. 85
Critical Periods of Developmentp. 89
Development Weeks 1 to 8: Fertilization through the Embryonic Stagep. 89
Development of the Placentap. 90
Development: Weeks 9 to 40: Fetal Developmentp. 99
Conclusionp. 104
Neurologic Developmentp. 105
Neurologic Developmentp. 105
Neurologic Physiologyp. 108
Caregiving Implications: Individualized, Family-Centered, Developmental Carep. 117
Conclusionp. 117
Motor Development Chronology: A Dynamic Processp. 119
Structural Developmentp. 119
Prenatal Movementp. 121
Development of Posture, Movement, and Tonep. 122
Clinical Implications for Neonatal Carep. 124
Interdisciplinary Follow-upp. 125
Conclusionp. 127
Factors That Can Influence Fetal Developmentp. 131
Prenatal Influences on Fetal Development (Intrinsic Factors during Pregnancy)p. 131
Prenatal Influences on Fetal Development (Extrinsic Factors during Pregnancy)p. 136
Maternal Complicationsp. 137
Maternal Traumap. 140
Maternal Surgeryp. 140
Fetal Complicationsp. 140
Teratogensp. 141
Genetic Historyp. 141
Detectable Anomaliesp. 141
Perinatal Influences on Fetal Development (Maternal History, during Pregnancy, Intrinsic and Extrinsic Factors)p. 143
Postnatal Influences on Neonatal Developmentp. 146
Medical Complications of Newbornp. 147
Complications Experienced by the Newbornp. 148
Conclusionp. 152
The NICU Experience and Its Relationship to Sensory Integrationp. 157
Sensory Integrationp. 158
Sensory Systems and Examples of Adaptive Behaviorp. 159
Sensory Integrative Dysfunctionp. 160
Aspects of Neurologyp. 162
Brain Development by 24 Weeks' Gestationp. 163
Function: Tactile System (Touch)p. 167
Sensory Integration Dysfunctionp. 168
Proprioception (Muscle and Joints)p. 171
Conclusionp. 180
Infant Sleep Position Protocolsp. 183
Definition of Sudden Infant Death Syndromep. 183
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome and Infant Sleep Position: The International Experiencep. 184
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome and Infant Sleep Position: The American Experiencep. 184
Current American Association of Pediatrics Recommendationsp. 185
Independent Risk Factors for Sudden Infant Death Syndromep. 186
Application in the NICU Settingp. 189
Developmental Continuump. 190
Protocol Development: Transition to Supine Sleep Positionp. 191
Protocol Development: Bedding and Sleep Surfacesp. 191
Protocol Development: Prone for Playp. 192
Protocol Implementation Strategiesp. 192
Family Educationp. 193
Conclusionp. 194
Pain Managementp. 197
Standards of Practicep. 197
Physiology of Painp. 197
Significance of Pain Response in Neonatesp. 199
Definition of Painp. 199
Clinical Procedures Causing Painp. 199
Pain Assessmentp. 200
Contextual Factors Modifying Neonatal Pain Responsesp. 203
Nonpharmacologic Interventions for Clinical Procedures Causing Minor Painp. 203
End-of-Life Carep. 210
Developmentally Supportive Care: Painp. 210
Conclusionp. 220
Palliative Carep. 223
Normalization of Dyingp. 223
Alleviating Pain and Sufferingp. 223
Incorporating Specific Developmental Care Measuresp. 224
Providing Opportunities for Parentingp. 225
Openness to Innovative Practicesp. 226
Conclusionp. 226
Environmental Issuesp. 229
Animate Environmentp. 229
Inanimate Environmentp. 251
Conclusionp. 262
Caregiving and the Environmentp. 271
Vestibular Systemp. 271
Taste and Smellp. 273
Auditory Systemp. 275
The Fetus and Soundp. 276
Visual Stimulationp. 282
Care Deliveryp. 286
Skin-to-Skin Holding or Kangaroo Carep. 288
Individualized Developmental Care as an Interventionp. 290
Conclusionp. 290
Positioningp. 299
Predisposition of NICU Infants to Postural and Movement Problemsp. 299
Impact of Positioning on Infants in the NICUp. 300
General Principles and Concepts of Therapeutic Positioningp. 305
Positioning Techniquesp. 308
Positioning Transition from the NICU to Homep. 310
Medical and Developmental Considerations in Positioningp. 311
Feedingp. 321
The Importance of Feedingp. 321
Gastrointestinal Tract: Anatomic and Physiologic Limitationsp. 322
Enteral Feedingp. 323
Continuous Versus Bolus Feedingsp. 325
Breastfeedingp. 327
University of Illinois at Chicago Medical Center Clinical Care Guidelinep. 327
Physiology and Development of Sucking and Swallowingp. 330
Assessment of Feeding Readinessp. 334
Setting the Stage for First and Subsequent Feeding Successp. 334
Psychosocial and Family Issues: Preparing for Dischargep. 336
Future Research Implications and Conclusionsp. 336
Conclusionp. 338
Family Issues/Professional-Parent Partnershipsp. 343
Professional-Parent Partnershipsp. 343
Core Valuesp. 347
Partnership Benefitsp. 348
Parent-Infant Bondp. 348
Parent-Infant Communicationsp. 349
Family-Unit Integrityp. 350
Transition Easep. 351
Benefits for the NICUp. 351
Caregiver Challengesp. 351
Partnership Strategiesp. 352
Resourcesp. 352
Evaluationp. 352
Preterm Parents and Grief Conceptsp. 352
Conclusionp. 356
Father's Role in NICU Care: Evidence-Based Practicep. 359
Study's Sample/Demographicsp. 360
Data Collectionp. 360
Findingsp. 360
"It's Really Hard to Get to Know Her"p. 362
Communication Barriersp. 367
Making a Connection: The Father's Voicep. 369
Recommendations for Change in Practicep. 370
Conclusionp. 371
Early Intervention beyond the Newborn Periodp. 373
Overview of Relevant Developmental Conceptsp. 373
Developmental Follow-upp. 374
Developmental Interventionp. 375
Cognitive Skills: Attention, Self-Regulation, and Perceptionp. 375
Early Interventionp. 378
Summaryp. 380
Role of the Physical Therapistp. 381
Role of the Occupational Therapistp. 387
Developmental Issues for the Technology-Dependent Infantp. 390
Early Intervention in the NICUp. 390
Developmental Domainsp. 392
Goals of Developmental Program for Infants beyond the Newborn Periodp. 393
Parents Shape Long-Term Outcomesp. 394
Infant Characteristicsp. 395
Hearing and Vision Screeningp. 395
Developmental Interventionp. 404
Developmental Teamsp. 405
The Planp. 406
Link to Communityp. 407
Hospital-Based Early Interventionp. 407
Conclusionp. 407
NICU and beyond Benefits: Benchmarking with Measurable Outcomesp. 411
Improved Medical Outcomesp. 411
Length of Hospitalizationp. 414
Feeding Outcomesp. 414
Parent Satisfactionp. 415
Morbidity after Dischargep. 415
Developmental Milestones and Neurobehavioral Performancep. 416
Family Well-Beingp. 417
Conclusionp. 418
Organizational Climate, Implementation of Change, and Outcomesp. 423
Overview of General Principles of Organizational Climatep. 423
Examining Current Organizational Climatep. 423
Leadership Support and Stylep. 427
NICU Culturep. 430
Conflict Resolution Styles and Avenuesp. 432
Reflective Process for Consultationp. 433
Adult Mental-Health Professionals for Staff Supportp. 434
Influence of Stressors on the NICUp. 435
Communication Patternsp. 437
Role of Parents in the NICUp. 438
Implementation of Changep. 439
Individualized Family-Centered Developmentally Supportive Carep. 439
Effects of Organization and/or Unit Culturep. 439
Defining the New Culturep. 440
Leadershipp. 442
Process for Changep. 443
Implementing Individualized Family-Centered Developmental Care: Clinical Pathwaysp. 446
Outcomesp. 459
Conclusionp. 459
Implications of Early Intervention Legislationp. 463
Early Childhood Educationp. 463
Early Development: A Unique Period for Learningp. 463
Historical Roots: The Evolution of Early Childhood Interventionp. 464
Head Startp. 464
Maternal and Child Health Servicesp. 465
Child Development Researchp. 465
Special Educationp. 466
Legal Accomplishments on Behalf of Early Interventionsp. 466
Education for All Handicapped Children ACT PL 94-142 (1975)p. 466
The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (1986)p. 467
What Legislation Meansp. 468
The Committee on Integrating the Science of Early Childhood Developmentp. 468
Legislation and Developmental Carep. 469
Conclusionp. 470
Interdisciplinary Competency Validationp. 473
What Is Keeping Developmentally Supportive Care from Being Fully Implemented?p. 473
Four Key Constructs Pertinent to Understanding Developmental Care Competenciesp. 477
Development of Devlopmental Care Competenciesp. 479
Online Developmental Care Educationp. 486
Preceptors for Developmental Carep. 488
Assessing, Validating, and Furthering Caregiver Developmental Care Competenciesp. 489
The Use of Respectp. 489
Knowing When a Nursery Has True Standards for Competencyp. 489
The Requisite of Careful Planningp. 490
Designing and Modifying Developmental Care Interventionsp. 491
Incorporating Developmental Care into Physical Examinationsp. 491
Partial Rationale for Competency: Prevention of Complicationsp. 491
Central Features Affecting Successful Implementationp. 492
Conclusionp. 494
Developmental Care and Advanced Practice Nursing Educationp. 497
Purpose of the Programp. 497
Program Planp. 498
Conclusionp. 500
New Roles for Developmental Carep. 503
Primary Roles for Effective Developmental Care Implementationp. 504
Optimal Use of Developmentally Supportive Roles in the NICU: Comprehensive Proactive Program Versus Individual Reactive Consultationp. 513
Implementation Challenges for Developmental Care Rolesp. 514
Conclusionp. 516
Professional Issues and the Future of Developmental Care: Where Will It Be in the 21st Century?p. 521
Professional Associations and Their Role in Developmental Carep. 521
Professional Certification in Developmental Care: Is It Necessary?p. 522
Strategies for Advancing Developmental Care in the 21st Centuryp. 522
Predictions for Developmental Care in the 21st Centuryp. 523
Conclusionp. 523
Sample Protocols and Job Descriptions for Developmental Carep. 525
Newborn Individualized Developmental Care Assessment Program (NIDCAP), Boston, 539
Wee Care Program, Norwell, MA--www.childmed.comp. 543
Preemie for a Day Program, Norwell, MA--www.childmed.comp. 545
Sample Physical Therapy Competencies and Early Intervention Plansp. 547
Neonatal Pain, Agitation, and Sedation Scale (N-PASS)p. 557
Bibliography and Web Resourcesp. 559
Indexp. 565
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