Xiaomei Cong

Summary

Affiliation: University of Connecticut
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi Randomized crossover trial of kangaroo care to reduce biobehavioral pain responses in preterm infants: a pilot study
    Xiaomei Cong
    University of Connecticut School of Nursing, Storrs, CT, USA
    Biol Res Nurs 13:204-16. 2011
  2. doi Parental oxytocin responses during skin-to-skin contact in pre-term infants
    Xiaomei Cong
    University of Connecticut, School of Nursing, 231 Glenbrook Road U 4026, Storrs, CT 06269 4026, United States Electronic address
    Early Hum Dev 91:401-6. 2015
  3. doi Neonatal nurses' perceptions of pain management: survey of the United States and China
    Xiaomei Cong
    University of Connecticut School of Nursing, Storrs, CT Electronic address
    Pain Manag Nurs 15:834-44. 2014
  4. doi Ergonomic procedure for heel sticks and shots in Kangaroo Care (skin-to-skin) position
    Xiaomei Cong
    University of Connecticut School of Nursing, 231 Glenbrook Road, Unit 2026, Storrs, CT 06269 2026, USA
    Neonatal Netw 32:353-7. 2013
  5. doi Kangaroo care and behavioral and physiologic pain responses in very-low-birth-weight twins: a case study
    Xiaomei Cong
    University of Connecticut School of Nursing, Storrs, Connecticut 06269 2026, USA
    Pain Manag Nurs 13:127-38. 2012
  6. doi Effects of skin-to-skin contact on autonomic pain responses in preterm infants
    Xiaomei Cong
    School of Nursing, University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut 06269 2026, USA
    J Pain 13:636-45. 2012
  7. pmc Kangaroo Care modifies preterm infant heart rate variability in response to heel stick pain: pilot study
    Xiaomei Cong
    University of Connecticut School of Nursing, Storrs, CT 06269 2026, USA
    Early Hum Dev 85:561-7. 2009
  8. doi Pain assessment and measurement in neonates: an updated review
    Xiaomei Cong
    School of Nursing, University of Connecticut, Storrs Drs Cong, McGrath, and Cusson and Ms Zhang and Connecticut Children s Medical Center, Hartford Dr McGrath
    Adv Neonatal Care 13:379-95. 2013
  9. doi Direct-Breastfeeding Premature Infants in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
    Carrie Ellen Briere
    School of Nursing, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, USA Institute for Nursing Research and Evidence Based Practice, Connecticut Children s Medical Center, Hartford, CT, USA
    J Hum Lact 31:386-92. 2015
  10. doi Neonatal nurses' perceptions of pain assessment and management in NICUs: a national survey
    Xiaomei Cong
    University of Connecticut School of Nursing, Storrs
    Adv Neonatal Care 13:353-60. 2013

Detail Information

Publications12

  1. doi Randomized crossover trial of kangaroo care to reduce biobehavioral pain responses in preterm infants: a pilot study
    Xiaomei Cong
    University of Connecticut School of Nursing, Storrs, CT, USA
    Biol Res Nurs 13:204-16. 2011
    ..05) as well as clinically lower PIPP scores in the KCH condition during heel stick. Thirty minutes of KC before and throughout the heel stick reduced biobehavioral responses to pain in preterm infants...
  2. doi Parental oxytocin responses during skin-to-skin contact in pre-term infants
    Xiaomei Cong
    University of Connecticut, School of Nursing, 231 Glenbrook Road U 4026, Storrs, CT 06269 4026, United States Electronic address
    Early Hum Dev 91:401-6. 2015
    ..The purpose of the study was to examine oxytocin mechanism in modulating parental stress and anxiety during M-SSC and P-SSC (paternal SSC) with their pre-term infants...
  3. doi Neonatal nurses' perceptions of pain management: survey of the United States and China
    Xiaomei Cong
    University of Connecticut School of Nursing, Storrs, CT Electronic address
    Pain Manag Nurs 15:834-44. 2014
    ..Further actions are needed to solve the issues of inadequate training, lack of clinically feasible pain tools, and absence of evidence-based guidelines/protocols. ..
  4. doi Ergonomic procedure for heel sticks and shots in Kangaroo Care (skin-to-skin) position
    Xiaomei Cong
    University of Connecticut School of Nursing, 231 Glenbrook Road, Unit 2026, Storrs, CT 06269 2026, USA
    Neonatal Netw 32:353-7. 2013
    ..After implementing the ergonomic step-by-step protocol, complaints of discomfort by nurses and phlebotomists ceased, and an additional benefit was that infant pain responses were significantly reduced. ..
  5. doi Kangaroo care and behavioral and physiologic pain responses in very-low-birth-weight twins: a case study
    Xiaomei Cong
    University of Connecticut School of Nursing, Storrs, Connecticut 06269 2026, USA
    Pain Manag Nurs 13:127-38. 2012
    ..These data suggest that both longer and shorter KC before and throughout painful procedures can be helpful in reducing behavioral and physiologic pain responses in preterm infants...
  6. doi Effects of skin-to-skin contact on autonomic pain responses in preterm infants
    Xiaomei Cong
    School of Nursing, University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut 06269 2026, USA
    J Pain 13:636-45. 2012
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  7. pmc Kangaroo Care modifies preterm infant heart rate variability in response to heel stick pain: pilot study
    Xiaomei Cong
    University of Connecticut School of Nursing, Storrs, CT 06269 2026, USA
    Early Hum Dev 85:561-7. 2009
    ..Kangaroo Care (KC), involving mother-infant skin-to-skin contact is a promising analgesic for infant pain; however, the effect of KC on the autonomic nervous system's response to pain is unknown...
  8. doi Pain assessment and measurement in neonates: an updated review
    Xiaomei Cong
    School of Nursing, University of Connecticut, Storrs Drs Cong, McGrath, and Cusson and Ms Zhang and Connecticut Children s Medical Center, Hartford Dr McGrath
    Adv Neonatal Care 13:379-95. 2013
    ..In addition, novel new measurement techniques need further testing. ..
  9. doi Direct-Breastfeeding Premature Infants in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
    Carrie Ellen Briere
    School of Nursing, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, USA Institute for Nursing Research and Evidence Based Practice, Connecticut Children s Medical Center, Hartford, CT, USA
    J Hum Lact 31:386-92. 2015
    ..The neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) presents challenges for breastfeeding, especially with feeding directly at the breast (direct-breastfeeding)...
  10. doi Neonatal nurses' perceptions of pain assessment and management in NICUs: a national survey
    Xiaomei Cong
    University of Connecticut School of Nursing, Storrs
    Adv Neonatal Care 13:353-60. 2013
    ..The purpose of this survey was to investigate neonatal nurses' perceptions of knowledge and practice in pain assessment and management...
  11. doi State of the science: a contemporary review of feeding readiness in the preterm infant
    Carrie Ellen Briere
    Connecticut Children s Medical Center, Hartford, Connecticut, and University of Connecticut School of Nursing, Storrs, Connecticut Ms Briere and Dr McGrath and University of Connecticut School of Nursing, Storrs, Connecticut Drs Cong and Cusson
    J Perinat Neonatal Nurs 28:51-8; quiz E3-4. 2014
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  12. doi Early Life Experience and Gut Microbiome: The Brain-Gut-Microbiota Signaling System
    Xiaomei Cong
    School of Nursing, University of Connecticut, Storrs Dr Cong Digestive Disorder Unit, Biobehavioral Branch, NINR, NIH, Bethesda, MD Dr Henderson Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of Connecticut, Storrs Dr Graf and School of Nursing, University of Connecticut, Connecticut Children s Medical Center, Storrs Dr McGrath
    Adv Neonatal Care 15:314-23; quiz E1-2. 2015
    ..Recent evidence supports that microbial species, ligands, and/or products within the developing intestine play a key role in early programming of the central nervous system and regulation of the intestinal innate immunity...