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Trauma-Informed Care in the NICU

Evidenced-Based Practice Guidelines for Neonatal Clinicians

Mary E. Coughlin (author)

ISBN: 9780826131966

Publication Date: Aug 2016

Format: Paperback

Provides evidence-based clinical guidelines proven to mitigate and reduce the often profound trauma experience and subsequent developmental challenges for vulnerable hospitalized infants and their families. Each in-depth guideline includes the latest scientific research explaining the clinical rationale for the recommended practices, associated short-term and long-term outcomes, and implementation strategies.
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This innovative book for Neonatal Nurses and NICU clinicians provides evidence-based clinical guidelines proven to mitigate and reduce the often profound trauma experience and subsequent developmental challenges for vulnerable hospitalized infants and their families. Each in-depth guideline includes the latest scientific research explaining the clinical rationale for the recommended practices, associated short-term and long-term outcomes, and implementation strategies to support practice improvement. The text reflects a trend – the provision of trauma-informed care in the neonatal intensive care unit – that has recently gained increasing momentum. With endorsements by respected transdisciplinary neonatal clinicians, it provides guidelines that encompass the five core measures for age-appropriate care, including the Healing Environment, Pain and Stress, Protected Sleep, Activities for Daily Living, Age-Appropriate Infant Guided Feeding, and Family-Integrated Care. The book also features downloadable sample competencies and parent teaching guides, along with additional eLearning modules with Nursing CE. A self-assessment checklist and teaching sheets, sample competencies, and sample algorithms add to the book's utility. Key Features:Provides clinically relevant, evidence-based practice guidelines for minimising trauma in neonates.Encompasses the five core measures for age-appropriate care.Includes proven implementation strategies to facilitate practice transformation.Offers downloadable sample competencies and parent teaching guides and eLearning modules with Nursing CE.Reviewed and endorsed by transdisciplinary neonatal clinicians.
Pages 275
Dimensions 229 x 152
Date Published 30 Aug 2016
Publisher Springer Publishing Company
Subject/s Paediatric nursing   Midwifery   Neonatal medicine   Intensive care nursing   Intensive care medicine  
Mary Coughlin, MS, APRN, NNP, is Director of Professional Practice, Education, and Research, Steward Health Care System, Boston, MA, USA.

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