Neonatal intensive care unit lighting: update and recommendations.

  title={Neonatal intensive care unit lighting: update and recommendations.},
  author={Roberto G. Rodriguez and Andrea E Pattini},
  journal={Archivos argentinos de pediatria},
  volume={114 4},
Achieving adequate lighting in neonatal intensive care units is a major challenge: in addition to the usual considerations of visual performance, cost, energy and aesthetics, there appear different biological needs of patients, health care providers and family members. Communicational aspects of light, its role as a facilitator of the visual function of doctors and nurses, and its effects on the newborn infant physiology and development were addressed in order to review the effects of light… CONTINUE READING

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