Neonatal Behavioral Assessment Scale

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  • T. Berry Brazelton's Theory Of Child Development

    (Brazelton Nugent 1989) The Neonatal Behavioral Assessment used visual, auditory, and the tactile stimuli. The NBAS was used to judge physical and neurological responses from newborns, it also assessed their emotional well-being and individual differences. (Harvard library) Brazelton goal of the Neonatal Behavioral Assessment Scale to evaluate the baby’s contributions to the failures that resulted when parents had a difficult or deviant infant. (T. Berry Brazelton) Brazelton figured if they understood the cause if the child’s behavior then he could help parents understand their roles and get a better outcome when developments start to occur. (T. Berry Brazelton) Doing research with the NBAS helped Brazelton with…

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  • Family Based Intervention Case Study

    The intervention lasted for two to eight weeks, with three to seventeen sessions, depending on the needs and hospitalization length. Each session took one to one-and-a-half hours. Data was collected at baseline and discharge to mothers, using the Demographics, Parental Stressor Scale: Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (PSS:NICU), Maternal Self-Report Inventory (MSRI), Beck Depression Inventory (BDI), Family Environment Scale (FES), and Demographic questions. The Clinical Interview For Parents of…

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  • Non-Pharmacological Pain: A Literature Review

    Introduction Literature Review Pain is defined as “a physical and sensory discomfort that causes suffering that affects an individual’s quality of life” (Lewis, Dirksen, Heitkemper and Camera, 2014). And like every individual, pain is perceived differently regardless of the age. For a newborn(neonates) who is born before 48 weeks, they are exposed to greater pain sensitivity and intensity due to inability to control the pain process (Hatfield, 2014). A preterm who is placed into the neonatal…

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  • Pediatric Acute Pain Management

    Pain is subjective. It is whatever the person says it is and when it is happening. As a nurse you must be aware of the different assessment tools available and how to use them correctly. Self-reporting is the best method for pain assessment, however, most pediatric patients can barely talk, let alone inform their nurse of pain. So behavioral and physiological observation is very important to the pediatric nurse. Physiological indicators of acute pain include an increase in respiration,…

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  • Case Study Of The Peabody Picture Vocabulary

    received a Raw Score of 81, equating to a standard score of 56. This score falls within the .2% percentile, with a stanine of 1, and a Growth Scale Value of 128. These values equate to an age equivalency of 5:0 and a description of an extremely low score. The basal was established at age 6 with the ceiling being established at age 10. In total, T.O made 27 errors during the assessment out of a 60 opportunities. Every opportunity to identify a verb was missed. The remaining errors were…

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  • Attachment Styles Essay

    42% had completed less that a high school education. Within the subsample, 67% of the participants were White/non-Hispanic, 20% were multiracial, 9% were African American, and less than 1% were Hispanic or Asian American. At the time of the assessment participants ages ranged from 16 to 36 years of age (Raby, Steele, Carlson and Sroufe, 2015). Procedures The mother and infant and environmental characteristics were assessed at different testing periods along with observations of mother-infant…

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  • Untreated Prenatal Depression

    Some of the adverse effects that have been associated with the usage of antidepressants include ?intrauterine death, spontaneous abortion, preterm birth, fetal growth impairment, neonatal toxicity, structural malformations, gastrointestinal problems, persistent pulmonary hypertension of the newborn (PPHN), cardiac malformations, or long-term effects on infant neuro-cognitive development? (Anderson et al. 2015). There appears to be a higher occurrence of malformations in the infant if the mother…

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