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Habituation response to external stimulus in preterm newborns

Grant number: 11/18171-0
Support type:Scholarships in Brazil - Scientific Initiation
Effective date (Start): November 01, 2011
Effective date (End): October 31, 2013
Field of knowledge:Health Sciences - Medicine - Maternal and Child Health
Grantee:Mariana Ulhôa de Castillo
Home Institution: Escola Paulista de Medicina (EPM). Universidade Federal de São Paulo (UNIFESP). Campus São Paulo. São Paulo , SP, Brazil


The student will perform the following activities: cases (newborns with gestation age lower than 32 weeks) and control selection (full-term newborn, healthy and the same sex from that of the case); procurement of the Enlightened Free Consent Term, in writing; maternal anamnesis to obtain demographic data, clinical, gestation and parturition informations; examination to the medical record to obtain newborn birth data, clinical evolution, during internment and release conditions; newborn neurobehavioral exam to evaluate the habituation response to tactile, sound and light stimulus; data entry; statistical analysis of data and writing of the manuscript for publication. (AU)

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(References retrieved automatically from Web of Science and SciELO through information on FAPESP grants and their corresponding numbers as mentioned in the publications by the authors)
CASTILLO, MARIANA ULHOA; DE MORAES BARROS, MARINA CARVALHO; GUINSBURG, RUTH. Habituation responses to external stimuli: is the habituation of preterm infants at a postconceptual age of 40 weeks equal to that of term infants?. ARCHIVES OF DISEASE IN CHILDHOOD-FETAL AND NEONATAL EDITION, v. 99, n. 5, p. F402-F407, SEP 2014. Web of Science Citations: 2.

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