Preterm birth results in multiple challenges, both short term in newborn intensive care units, and long term in the neurodevelopmental outcomes of these babies. Gretchen Lawhon, PhD, RN, CBC, FAAN, a clinical nurse scientist at Abington-Jefferson Health’s Division of Neonatology, discusses how scientific advances continue to inform how we care for these vulnerable patients, with an emphasis on protecting a baby’s developing brain in the context of their specific behaviors, environment, and family unit.
Listen in as Katie Lockwood, MD, a primary care pediatrician at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, discusses hot topics in primary care with CHOP subject-matter-experts as they weigh in on issues affecting the daily practice of pediatricians. This podcast is for general informational and educational purposes only and is not to be considered as medical advice for any particular patient. Clinicians must rely on their own informed clinical judgment in making recommendations to their patients.
This Primary Care Perspectives Podcast episode was originally released on March 20, 2020.
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