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Neonatal Pain pp 109-119 | Cite as

Physical Stress Risk Agents in Incubators

  • R. Sisto

Abstract

Physical risks in incubators mainly relate to noise and electromagnetic radiation exposure. The special vulnerability of neonates, associated with the development of their central nervous system and sensory apparatuses, suggests that particular care should be taken in monitoring their exposure to risk agents. The present chapter provides a brief introduction to these topics.

Keywords

Noise Exposure Basilar Membrane Otoacoustic Emission Basilar Membrane Displacement Cochlear Tuning 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • R. Sisto
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Occupational HygieneISPESLRomeItaly

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