Patterns of physiologic and behavioral response of intermediate care preterm infants to intervention.

@article{WhiteTraut1993PatternsOP,
  title={Patterns of physiologic and behavioral response of intermediate care preterm infants to intervention.},
  author={Rosemary C. White-Traut and Michael N. Nelson and Jean M. Silvestri and M. D. Kunj G. Patel and D Kilgallon},
  journal={Pediatric nursing},
  year={1993},
  volume={19 6},
  pages={625-9}
}
PURPOSE To determine the safety of a developmental intervention for use with preterm infants and feasibility of a time sampling procedure. METHODOLOGY An experimental design was used to test an intervention with clinically stable 33-34-week postconceptional age infants over a 4-day period. Repeated outcome measures included pulse rate, oxygen saturation levels, and infant behavioral state. FINDINGS The intervention resulted in significant differences in infant behavioral state with the… CONTINUE READING