A preliminary study of the associations among preterm infant behaviors.

@article{Liaw2005APS,
  title={A preliminary study of the associations among preterm infant behaviors.},
  author={Jen-Jiuan Liaw and Yoonkyung Yuh and Ling-hua Chang},
  journal={The journal of nursing research : JNR},
  year={2005},
  volume={13 1},
  pages={
          1-10
        }
}
The purpose of this study was to examine whether relationships exist among various preterm infant behaviors. The study used an exploratory method design. Twenty infants were bathed and a total of 120 baths were video recorded and observed to measure preterm infant behaviors based on the frequency that behaviors occurred. The frequency was measured by using the preterm infant behavioral coding scheme developed for the study. Pearson Correlation Coefficients were used to analyze the behavioral… CONTINUE READING
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