Year of Publication

2002

Date of Thesis

09-2002

Document Type

Thesis

Degree Name

Master of Science

Department

Occupational Therapy

Subject Categories

Neonatal intensive care -- United States; Newborn infants -- Hospital care -- United States; Occupational therapists -- United States -- Attitudes

Abstract

This study reports on the degree to which NICU facilities adhere to research findings and expert recommendations on optimal lighting, sound levels, and crib environment. Furthermore, the study addresses whether compliance is significantly different among facilities that do or do not employ occupational therapists (OTs) involvement in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU).

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