The newborn intensive care unit environment of care: how we got here, where we're headed, and why.

@article{White2011TheNI,
  title={The newborn intensive care unit environment of care: how we got here, where we're headed, and why.},
  author={Robert D White},
  journal={Seminars in perinatology},
  year={2011},
  volume={35 1},
  pages={2-7}
}
The newborn intensive care unit (NICU) is a life-defining place for many infants, families, and caregivers. The place in which such events occur is often remembered for its sights, sounds, and smells, but the physical environment of the NICU is far more than a memory tag; it can directly influence the quality of the experience for all of its inhabitants. A growing body of evidence demonstrates the profound impact of the physical environment on growth and development of the neonatal brain. The… CONTINUE READING

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