Lene Tandle LyngstadVestre Viken Hospital Trust · Neonatal intensive care
Lene Tandle Lyngstad
PhD student in neonatal nursing
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Background Skin-to-skin contact reduces pain response in preterm infants subjected to minor painful procedures, such as heel lance. Diaper change is a procedure performed several times daily in hospitalized preterm infants. Routine care giving tasks such as diaper change may be stressful for the infant. Aims The purpose of this study was to invest...
Abstract Preterm birth is a risk factor for early experience of pain. Despite advances in neonatal care, evidence‐based knowledge of the importance of adequate pain management and strong international guidelines for assessment and treatment of neonatal pain, only 10% of sick term and preterm infants were assessed for pain and stress on a daily basi...
NICU Palliative care to the newborn infant includes the whole family. Facilitation of skin-to-skin contact was perceived as important by the parents. Adequate pain treatment was seen as necessary for the parents when they cared for the infant skin-to-skin. Good communication and focus on the family`s needs was described as crucial. The nurses helpe...
Ten years ago, the Neonatal intensive care unit in Drammen, Norway, implemented Single- Family Rooms (SFR), replacing the traditional open bay (OB) unit. Welcoming parents to stay together with their infant 24 h per day, seven days per week, was both challenging and inspiring. The aim of this paper is to describe the implementation of SFR and how t...