Susan M Ludington-Hoe
Affiliation: Case Western Reserve University
- Infant crying: nature, physiologic consequences, and select interventionsSusan M Ludington-Hoe
Case Western Reserve University, Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing in Cleveland, Ohio, USA
Neonatal Netw 21:29-36. 2002..Other interventions for crying include swaddled holding, a pacifier, sugar water, a sweet-tasting nonsucrose solution, heartbeat sounds, distraction by lullabies or mother's voice, rhythmic movement, and reduction of external stimuli...
- Kangaroo care: national survey of practice, knowledge, barriers, and perceptionsArthur J Engler
University of Connecticut, School of Nursing, 231 Glenbrook Road, Unit 2026, Storrs, CT 06269, USA
MCN Am J Matern Child Nurs 27:146-53. 2002..A national survey was conducted to assess practice, knowledge, barriers, and perceptions regarding Kangaroo Care (KC)--the holding of diaper-clad preterm infants skin-to-skin, chest-to-chest by parents...
- Randomized controlled trial of kangaroo care: cardiorespiratory and thermal effects on healthy preterm infantsSusan M Ludington-Hoe
Case Western Reserve University, USA
Neonatal Netw 23:39-48. 2004..Apnea, bradycardia, and periodic breathing were absent during KC. Regular breathing increased for infants receiving KC compared to infants receiving standard NICU care...
- Skin-to-skin contact (Kangaroo Care) analgesia for preterm infant heel stickSusan M Ludington-Hoe
FP Bolton School of Nursing, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio 44106 4904, and the Pediatric Critical Care Center, Children s Hospital of New Jersey, Newark, USA
AACN Clin Issues 16:373-87. 2005..Kangaroo Care positioning before and during heel stick is a simple and inexpensive analgesic intervention to ameliorate pain in stable premature infants...
- Neurophysiologic assessment of neonatal sleep organization: preliminary results of a randomized, controlled trial of skin contact with preterm infantsSusan M Ludington-Hoe
School of Nursing, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio 44106 4904, USA
Pediatrics 117:e909-23. 2006..Important differences exist between behavioral and electroencephalographic/polysomnographic definitions of sleep state...
- Breast and infant temperatures with twins during shared Kangaroo CareSusan M Ludington-Hoe
Walters Professor of Pediatric Nursing Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing, Cleveland, OH 46104 4904, USA
J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs 35:223-31. 2006..Physiological explanations for thermal synchrony exist. These data suggest that twins can be simultaneously held in Kangaroo Care without thermal compromise because each breast responds individually to the infant's thermal needs...
- Kangaroo care with twins: a case study in which one infant did not respond as expectedJulia R Jarrell
Case Western Reserve University, Bolton School of Nursing, Cleveland, OH 44106 4904, USA
Neonatal Netw 28:157-63. 2009..The purposes were to relate responses (including unacceptable ones) of twins to shared kangaroo care (KC), to provide explanations for the unexpected responses, and to offer suggestions for safe nursing practice...
- Effects of skin-to-skin contact on autonomic pain responses in preterm infantsXiaomei Cong
School of Nursing, University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut 06269 2026, USA
J Pain 13:636-45. 2012..PERSPECTIVE: This study showed that KC has a significant effect on reducing autonomic pain responses in preterm infants. The findings support that KC is a safe and effective pain intervention in the neonatal intensive care unit...
- Safe criteria and procedure for kangaroo care with intubated preterm infantsSusan M Ludington-Hoe
Case Western Reserve University, Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing, Cleveland, OH 44106 4904, USA
J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs 32:579-88. 2003..No adverse events occurred with the criteria and protocol reported here, suggesting that they can be adopted for broader use...
- Kangaroo Care (skin contact) reduces crying response to pain in preterm neonates: pilot resultsRaouth R Kostandy
College of Nursing, University of Akron, Akron, Ohio 44325 3701, USA
Pain Manag Nurs 9:55-65. 2008..001) and recovery (p = .01) phases, regardless of sequence. Because Kangaroo Care reduced crying in response to heel stick in medically stable preterm infants, a definitive study is merited before making recommendations...
- Heart rate variability responses of a preterm infant to kangaroo careGail C McCain
University of Miami, School of Nursing and Health Studies, 5801 Red Road, Coral Gable, FL 33143, USA
J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs 34:689-94. 2005..To examine the effect of kangaroo care on heart rate variability in a healthy preterm infant...