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Author Jepsen, Jonna

Title Born too early : hidden handicaps of premature children / Jonna Jepsen ; foreword by Gorm Greisen ; translated by Helen Martin
Published London : Karnac, 2006


Description 1 online resource (xvi, 238 pages) : illustrations
Contents The disadvantaged start -- Short- and long-term consequences -- Prevention and possible treatment methods -- Requirements for provision of public support -- Professionals involved in family support -- Parents and siblings -- Case histories -- Research
Summary Many prematurely born children develop normally, but there are many who have to battle with hidden consequences of their too early birth - for example fear and insecurity; hyperactivity and hyper sensitivity; frequent infections; difficulties with concentration and with learning; delayed development of motor-skills; problems with eating and sleeping; and stress and restlessness. The book discusses how these physical and mental consequences - both apparent and hidden - can be understood and alleviated. The book is written from a trans-disciplinary aspect, and the aim is to give parents and prof
Notes Translation of: For tidligt fødte børn : usynlige senfølger. Copenhagen : Reitzel Forlag, 2004
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 217-228) and index
Notes English translation of Danish original
Print version record
Subject Premature infants
Premature infants -- Development.
Premature infants -- Care
Child development.
Infant, Premature -- psychology
Child Development
Perinatal Care -- methods
Premature Birth
Infant, Premature
MEDICAL -- Nursing -- Pediatric & Neonatal.
MEDICAL -- Perinatology & Neonatology.
Child development.
Premature infants.
Premature infants -- Care.
Premature infants -- Development.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781849405218
Other Titles For tidligt fødte børn. English