Supplemental stimulation of preterm neonates

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Studies on supplemental stimulation of preterm infants treated in intensive care nurseries suggest some benefits for the stimulated infants. The types, degree and duration of benefit, however, vary across studies. The following is a review of these studies, with a discussion of methodological considerations which may explain variability of findings and which may be modified in future investigations.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)301-314
Number of pages14
JournalEarly Human Development
Issue number3
StatePublished - Jan 1 1980


  • intensive care newborn nurseries
  • preterm neonates
  • supplemental stimulation

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology


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