- 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...
- Kangaroo care and behavioral and physiologic pain responses in very-low-birth-weight twins: a case studyXiaomei 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...
- 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...
- Kangaroo Care modifies preterm infant heart rate variability in response to heel stick pain: pilot studyXiaomei 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...