Profile of Newborn Undergoing Early Stimulation in a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
karla camila lima de souza, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01660178
First received: August 1, 2012
Last updated: August 7, 2012
Last verified: August 2012
  Purpose

To describe the profile of newborns undergoing early stimulation in a neonatal intensive care unit, characterizing the study population, according to its variables and neonatal risk factors, indications for treatment of early stimulation.


Condition
Motor Skills Disorders

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Time Perspective: Retrospective
Official Title: Profile of Newborn Undergoing Early Stimulation in a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.

Further study details as provided by Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro:

Study Start Date: January 2011
Study Completion Date: June 2011
Detailed Description:

Objective: To describe the profile of newborns undergoing early stimulation in a neonatal intensive care unit, characterizing the study population, according to its variables and neonatal risk factors, indications for treatment of early stimulation.

Methods: It was conducted a descriptive, cross-sectional and analytical study carried out in the General Hospital Dr. Cesar calls, from July to December 2010. The sample consisted of 116 medical records of newborns indicated for the treatment of early stimulation, representing (9.2%). The study excluded seven infants who had some type of congenital malformation. It was used the following variables: weight, sex, gestational age, Apgar score, diagnosis of Respiratory Distress Syndrome and Intracranial Hemorrhage and the use of mechanical ventilation and CPAP.

  Eligibility

Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population

newborns underwent early stimulation in a neonatal ICU

Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

All cases of newborns who were admitted to the NICU and were referred for treatment of early stimulation

Exclusion Criteria:

all records relating to incomplete study variables and newborns who had a congenital malformation.

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Responsible Party: karla camila lima de souza, camila souza, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01660178     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: FDAAA
Study First Received: August 1, 2012
Last Updated: August 7, 2012
Health Authority: Brazil: National Committee of Ethics in Research

Keywords provided by Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro:
newborns
intensive care unit
early stimulation

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Motor Skills Disorders
Mental Disorders Diagnosed in Childhood
Mental Disorders

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