History of the Care and Feeding of Premature Infants
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Published by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins .
Written in English


  • Medicine,
  • Perinatal Medicine,
  • Care,
  • History,
  • Hospital care,
  • Infants (Premature),
  • Nutrition,
  • Premature infants,
  • Medical

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages219
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10426826M
ISBN 100316152560
ISBN 109780316152563

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History of the care and feeding of the premature infant. [Thomas E Cone] History (form) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Thomas E Cone. Find more information about: ISBN: # Premature infants--Care--History\/span>\n \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n schema. Some health care providers have been concerned that fragile premature infants might be infected by bacteria in breast milk or by contact with the breastfeeding mother. However, a study (4) examined such concerns and determined that there was no correlation between finding bacteria in breast milk and the baby developing an infection. Purchase Primary Care of the Premature Infant - 1st Edition. Print Book & E-Book. ISBN , Find information quickly using an up-to-date summary of the problems that are likely to affect the premature infant. Review helpful guidelines on feeding and growth, neurologic outcomes, developmental problems, retinopathy of prematurity, bronchopulmonary dysplasia, and much more.

  Tube feeding of premature babies. If premature babies are unable to feed from the breast or bottle, they are fed via a tube. A nasogastric tube goes in through the nose, delivering the feed down to the baby's tummy (stomach). An oro-gastric tube goes in to the tummy through the baby's mouth. Human Milk in the NICU: Policy into Practice. Lois Arnold, $ This unique text covers the use of banked, or stored, human milk in the hospital for premature and sick infants, and discusses the advantages of human milk feedings and the elements of hazard or risk introduced by the use of formulas, including rationales for the use of both mother’s own milk and donor human milk in the NICU. Premature Care in the s - An Interview with Dr. William Silverman, Father of Neonatal Intensive Care. Dr. Silverman is considered to be the "father of neonatal intensive care." Dr. Silverman wrote the major neonatal textbook for the early s and his research in the s on temperature control in premature infants revolutionized preemie care.   In the s, the increase of technology to care for premature infants as well as an increase in professional knowledge about premature infants gave hope to babies who in previous decades may have been considered lost causes. Babies as young as twenty three weeks gestational age and as small as grams- were successfully treated.

Part II - Nursing and Feeding Care. Chapter V - Maternal Nursing Chapter VI - Wet-Nursing Chapter VII - Care and Nursing of Premature Infants Chapter VIII - Methods of Feeding Chapter IX - Incubators Part III - General Diseases. Chapter X - Diseases of the Respiratory Tract.   Breastfeeding a Preterm Infant after NICU Discharge: Reflections on Ryan’s Story by Paula P. Meier, R.N., DNSc, FAAN and Linda P. Brown, RN, PHD, FAAN, from Breastfeeding Abstracts, August , Vol Number 1, pp. Gaining and Growing: Assuring Nutritional Care of Preterm Infants is a virtual textbook for health care providers and parents who need to understand feeding . Continued. Fortifiers. Babies who are premature or born at a very low weight -- less than 3 1/2 pounds -- may need extra nutrition. To make sure your baby is growing quickly enough, your doctor.   Providing appropriate nutrition for growth and development is a cornerstone of the care of preterm infants. Early postnatal nutrition during this critical period of brain growth may have a substantial impact on clinically important outcomes, including long term neurodevelopment. Preterm infants, especially those who have been growth restricted in utero, have fewer nutrient reserves at .