Vol. 25 (Suppl 1) 2004 Neuro endocrinology letters

Pain and compassion in the neonatal unit -- a neonatologist's view.

: Research has shown that even extremely premature babies are sufficiently developed, anatomically and physiologically, to be capable of experiencing and responding to pain. All newborn infants and especially those who require intensive care in the first days of life are exposed to some painful procedures. Part of the neonatologist's ro.....