Affiliation: University of Pennsylvania
- Newborn clinical outcomes of the AWHONN late preterm infant research-based practice projectBarbara Medoff Cooper
University of Pennsylvania, School of Nursing, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs 41:774-85. 2012....
- Nutritive sucking and neurobehavioral development in preterm infants from 34 weeks PCA to termB Medoff-Cooper
University of Pennsylvania, School of Nursing, Philadelphia
MCN Am J Matern Child Nurs 25:64-70. 2000..To investigate changes in nutritive sucking patterns, behavioral state, and neurobehavioral development of preterm infants from the 34 weeks postconceptional age (PCA) to term...
- Sucking behavior of preterm neonates as a predictor of developmental outcomesBarbara Medoff-Cooper
Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, USA
J Dev Behav Pediatr 30:16-22. 2009..The relationship between the pattern of sucking behavior of preterm infants during the early weeks of life and neurodevelopmental outcomes during the first year of life was evaluated...
- Sucking patterns and behavioral state in 1- and 2-day-old full-term infantsBarbara Medoff-Cooper
The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Biobehavioral Research Center, University of Pennsylvania, School of Nursing, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs 39:519-24. 2010..To provide a comprehensive analysis of the temporal structure of sucking in full-term neonates...
- Using a focus group to determine car seat use among mothers of children aged 3 to 7 yearsBarbara Medoff-Cooper
Pediatric Nursing, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, PA, USA
MCN Am J Matern Child Nurs 32:165-9. 2007..This study built on prior research and examined the beliefs, behaviors, barriers and motivating factors for use of child car seats with children aged 3 to 7 years...
- Weight change in infants with a functionally univentricular heart: from surgical intervention to hospital dischargeBarbara Medoff-Cooper
Department of Pediatrics, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia and School of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, United States of America
Cardiol Young 21:136-44. 2011..The purpose of this study was to assess the pattern of weight change from surgical intervention to home discharge and to determine predictors of poor growth in this population of infants with congenital cardiac disease...
- The AWHONN Near-Term Infant Initiative: a conceptual framework for optimizing health for near-term infantsBarbara Medoff-Cooper
University of Pennsylvania, 334 Kent Road, Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004 2834, USA
J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs 34:666-71. 2005....
- Nutritive sucking research: from clinical questions to research answersBarbara Medoff-Cooper
School of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
J Perinat Neonatal Nurs 19:265-72. 2005..These cumulative grants have generated a significant volume of data; highlights and clinical implications of this work are presented in this article...
- Feeding, growth, and nutrition in children with congenitally malformed heartsBarbara Medoff-Cooper
Division of Pediatrics, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, United States of America
Cardiol Young 20:149-53. 2010..Compelling evidence exists that this multi-factorial problem must be addressed with both physiological and behavioural strategies...
- Poor post-operative growth in infants with two-ventricle physiologyJeffrey B Anderson
Division of Cardiology, Department of Pediatrics, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, 3333 Burnet Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45255, USA
Cardiol Young 21:421-9. 2011..The primary outcome was change in weight-for-age z score from surgery to discharge. Our secondary outcome variable was post-operative hospital length of stay...
- Antibiotic use in premature infants after discharge from the neonatal intensive care unitScott A Lorch
Center for Outcomes Research, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, 3535 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
Clin Pediatr (Phila) 49:249-57. 2010..Even in a high-risk population of children, factors other than the medical history and presentation of the child may alter antibiotic prescription patterns and result in variations in care...
- Racial differences in the use of respiratory medications in premature infants after discharge from the neonatal intensive care unitScott A Lorch
Department of Pediatrics, Division of Neonatology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
J Pediatr 151:604-10, 610.e1. 2007....
- Infant temperament and parental stress in 3-month-old infants after surgery for complex congenital heart diseaseDeborah Torowicz
The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia daggerUniversity of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
J Dev Behav Pediatr 31:202-8. 2010..This study aimed to identify and compare differences in temperament and maternal stress between infants with complex congenital heart disease and healthy controls at 3 months of age...
- Infant functional status: the timing of physiologic maturation of premature infantsSusan Bakewell-Sachs
School of Nursing, Health, and Exercise Science, College of New Jersey, Ewing, New Jersey, USA
Pediatrics 123:e878-86. 2009..To describe the maturation of physiologic milestones in preterm infants born between 24 and 32 weeks' gestational age...
- Development of preterm infants: feeding behaviors and brazelton neonatal behavioral assessment scale at 40 and 44 weeks' postconceptional ageBarbara Medoff-Cooper
School of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
ANS Adv Nurs Sci 28:356-63. 2005..These findings highlight the relationship between neurobehavioral maturation and feeding behaviors...
- A developmental care framework for a cardiac intensive care unit: a paradigm shiftDeborah Torowicz
Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Adv Neonatal Care 12:S28-32. 2012..The purpose of this article is to review the process of implementing a development model of care in a cardiac intensive care unit...
- Transition to home after neonatal surgery for congenital heart diseaseDiane M Hartman
Department of Cardiac Surgery, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, USA
MCN Am J Matern Child Nurs 37:95-100. 2012..To ascertain the primary caregiver's postdischarge perceptions of infant care issues after neonatal heart surgery...
- Feeding patterns of full-term and preterm infants at forty weeks postconceptional ageBarbara Medoff-Cooper
School of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia 19104, USA
J Dev Behav Pediatr 23:231-6. 2002..0001), mean maximum pressure (p < .0001), and intersuck width/interburst width (p = .02). The findings from this study demonstrate the importance of both maturation at birth and experience as factors influencing feeding behaviors...
- Postdischarge feeding patterns in early- and late-preterm infantsSara B Demauro
The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia and University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
Clin Pediatr (Phila) 50:957-62. 2011..To compare the incidence of postdischarge feeding dysfunction and hospital/subspecialty visits for feeding problems during the first year of life in late (34 to 36 6/7 weeks) and early-preterm (25 to 33 6/7 weeks) infants...
- Time to send the preemie home? Additional maturity at discharge and subsequent health care costs and outcomesJeffrey H Silber
Center for Outcomes Research, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
Health Serv Res 44:444-63. 2009..To determine whether longer stays of premature infants allowing for increased physical maturity result in subsequent postdischarge cost savings that help counterbalance increased inpatient costs...
- The relationship between birth weight and feeding maturation in preterm infantsBrian H Wrotniak
Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, USA
Acta Paediatr 98:286-90. 2009..To report changes in ingestive behaviour from 35 to 40 weeks post-conceptual age and examine the association between birth weight and feeding maturation in preterm infants...
- Temperament characteristics of premature infants in the first year of lifeMary B Hughes
International Center for Research of Vulnerable Women, Children and Families, School of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA
J Dev Behav Pediatr 23:430-5. 2002..Considerable change in temperament in the first 12 months of life may be influenced by biological and environmental factors common to the premature birth experience...
- What are the responses & needs of mothers of infants diagnosed with congenital heart disease?Megan Upham
Intensive Care Nursery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
MCN Am J Matern Child Nurs 30:24-9. 2005..Support and encouragement at the time of diagnosis and throughout each stage of the illness are essential. This article describes various strategies that nurses can use to assist these families through their difficult journey...
- Nutrition and growth in congenital heart disease: a challenge in childrenBarbara Medoff-Cooper
School of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania, USA
Curr Opin Cardiol 28:122-9. 2013..Growth failure secondary to feeding problems after complex neonatal cardiac surgery is well documented, but not well understood. The purpose of this review is to describe feeding and growth pattern in children with congenital heart defects...
- NEONATAL SUCKING AS A CLINICAL ASSESSMENT TOOLBarbara Medoff Cooper; Fiscal Year: 1991..This research will lead to the development of a clinically useful tool for the assessment of neurobehavioral status in the neonatal period...
- Feeding Behaviors & Energy Cost in Infants with CHDBarbara Medoff Cooper; Fiscal Year: 2006..The present work may offer prospects for targeted behavioral interventions involving modification of flow rates and paced feeds. ..