Music Therapy in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit


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Music Therapy in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
Edited by Joanne Loewy
128 pages

Comprehensive resource on the current research and clinical practice of music therapy in the neonatal intensive care unit. Contributors include authors from medicine, nursing, physical therapy, social work, music education, music therapy, art therapy, and child life. Areas of content range from how to institute an NICU Music Therapy Program, the effects of music on feeding, research on infant-directed singing, and clinical techniques using both live and taped music in the treatment of neonates and their families.


Chapter 1   Music and Sound Effect on Perinatal Brain Development and the Premature Baby

          Fred Schwartz

Chapter 2   Instituting Music Therapy in the NICU: A Team Centered Approach

          Brian Abrams, Ann-Marie Dassler, Susan Lee, Joanne Loewy, Fran Silverman, Aimee Telsey

Chapter 3   Music Therapy in the NICU: A Family Centered Approach

          Erika Leeuwenburgh

Chapter 4   Music Therapy in the NICU: The Personal Journey of a Researcher

          Martha Burke

Chapter 5   The Effect of Contingent Music to Increase Non-Nutritive Sucking of Premature Infants

          Jayne Standley

Chapter 6   Providing Rationale for the Use of Infant Directed Singing

          Alesya Courtnage

Chapter 7   Music Alive: Pathway to Communication

          Beth Bolton

Chapter 8   The Effects of Music Therapy on the Sound Environment in the NICU: A Pilot Study

          Kristen Stewart and Steve Schneider

Chapeter 9   The Use of Music Therapy in Treating Neonates with Complex Bowel Conditions

          Helen Shoemark

Chapter 10  Case Studies: Music Therapy in the NICU

          Andrew Stewart

Chapter 11  Music and Neonates: Composing Our Future

          Paul Nolan




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