Ambient Noise Levels in Acute Neonatal Intensive Care Unit of a Tertiary Referral Hospital

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Sonia R. B D'Souza; Leslie Edward Lewis; Vijay Kumar; Ramesh Bhat Y; Jayashree Purkayastha; Hari Prakash;
  • Publisher: Krishna Institute of Medical Sciences University
  • Journal: Journal of Krishna Institute of Medical Sciences University (issn: 2231-4261, eissn: 2231-4261)
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  • Subject: Ambient Noise Level | NICU | Neonates | Infants | Sound Levels | Medicine | R | Medicine (General) | R5-920

Background: Advances in neonatal care have resulted in improved survival of neonates admitted to the intensive care of the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). However, the NCU may be an inappropriate milieu, with presence of overwhelming stimuli, most po... View more
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