1. The atkinses are the family you met at the beginning of thechapter. Mrs. Atkins does not want to visit or “waste her favoritename” on her new baby because the baby might die. How would youadvise her?
2. Infants who are cared for in neonatal nurseries may needeither reduced stimulation because their stay in the nursery willbe so extended. What are examples of developmental care you mightuse with Baby Atkins?
3. Retinopathy of prematurity is an example of a disease causedby the therapy given an infant. What measures would you take tosafeguard Baby Atkins against this disorder?
4. Examine the National Health Goals related to high-risknewborns. Most government-sponsored funds for nursing research areallotted based on these goals. What would be a possible researchtopic to explore pertinent to these goals that would be applicableto the Atkins family and also advance evidence-based practiced?