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Title: Physical attractiveness of premature infants affects outcome at discharge from the NICU
Authors: Badr, Lina Kurdahi
Abdallah, Bahia 
Affiliations: Nursing Program 
Keywords: Premature infants
NICU nursing care
Physical attractiveness weight at discharge
Earlier discharge
Issue Date: 2001
Part of: Infant behavior and development
Volume: 24
Issue: 1
Start page: 129
End page: 133
Premature infants rated as physically more attractive by nurses caring for them in the NICU thrive better as measured by weight gain by discharge and length of hospital stay than those who are perceived as less attractive, presumably because they receive more nurturing.
DOI: 10.1016/S0163-6383(01)00068-6
Ezproxy URL: Link to full text
Type: Journal Article
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