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Biography

Xiaomei Cong

University of Connecticut School of Nursing, USA

Assistant Professor


Email: xiaomei.cong@uconn.edu


Qualifications

2006 Ph.D., Case Western Reserve University, Nursing

1996 M.S., Chiang Mai University, Nursing

1990 B.S., Peking University, Nursing


Publications (selected)

  1. Cong, X., Ludington-Hoe, S.M., Zhang, D., & Zaffetti, S. (in press). Ergonomic procedure for heel sticks and shots in the Kangaroo Care (Skin-to-Skin Contact) Position. Neonatal Network.
  2. Cong, X., Cusson, R., Walsh, S. Hussain, N., Ludington, S & Zhang, D. (2012). Effects of Skin-to-Skin Contact on autonomic pain responses in preterm infants. Journal of Pain. Jul; 13(7): 636-45.
  3. Judge MP, Cong X, Harel O, Courville AB, Lammi-Keefe CJ. (2012) Maternal consumption of a DHA-containing functional food benefits infant sleep patterning: An early neurodevelopmental measure. Early Hum Dev. Jul; 88(7): 531-7.
  4. Cong, X., Cusson, R.M., Hussain, N., Zhang, D., & Kelly, S.P. (2012). Kangaroo care and behavioral and physiologic pain responses in very low birth weight twins: A case study. Pain Management in Nursing. 2012 Sep; 13(3): 127-38. Epub 2011 May 31.
  5. Good, M., Albert, J.M., Arafah , B., Anderson, G.C., Wotman, S., Cong, X., Lane, D., & Ahn, S. (2012). Postoperative Effects of Relaxation/Music and Patient Teaching on Salivary Cortisol. Biological Research for Nursing. [Epub ahead of print]
  6. Cong, X, Ludington, S., & Walsh, S. (2011). Randomized cross-over trial of Kangaroo Care to reduce bio-behavioral pain responses in preterm infants: A pilot study. Biological Research for Nursing. Apr; 13(2): 204-16.
  7. Good, M., Albert, M. A., Anderson, G. C., Wotman, S., Cong, X., Lann, D., Ann, S. (2010). Supplementing Relaxation and Music for Pain after Surgery. Nursing Research, 59(4): 259-69.
  8. Cong, X, Ludington, S., McCain, G., & Fu, F. (2009). Kangaroo Care Modifies Preterm Infant Heart Rate Variability in Response to Heel Stick Pain: Pilot Results. Early Human Development, 85, 561-567.
  9. Kostandy, R., Ludington-Hoe, S.M., Cong, X., Bronson, C., Stankus, A., Jarrell, J.R., & Abouelffetoh, A. (2008). Kangaroo Care (skin contact) reduces crying response to pain in preterm neonates: pilot results. Nursing Management of Pain 9(2): 55-65.
  10. Ludington, S. M., Lewis, T., Morgan K., Cong, X., Anderson, L., & Reese, S. (2006). Breast and infant temperatures with twins during shared Kangaroo Care. JOGNN, 35 (2), 1-9.
  11. Good, M., Anderson, G. C., Ahn, S., Cong, X., & Stanton-Hicks, M. (2005). Relaxation and music reduce pain following intestinal surgery. Research in Nursing and Health, 28, 240-251.
  12. Good, M., Wotman, S., Anderson, G. C., Ahn, S., & Cong, X. (2004). Obtaining parotid saliva specimens after major surgery. Biological Research for Nursing, 6(2), 110-116.
  13. Good, M., Seo, Y., Cong, X., & Huang, S-T. (2004). Development and psychometric properties of the opioid side effects scale for postoperative patients [Abstract]. The Journal of Pain, 5(3), 77.
  14. Ludington, S. M. & Cong, X. (2002). Infant crying: Nature, physiologic consequences and select interventions. Neonatal Network, 21(2), 29-36.
  15. Ludington, S. M. & Cong, X. (2001). Infant crying: Why is it so bad? Central Line, 17(4), 11-13.
  16. Cong, X. (1996).Impact of the childhood chronic illness on the family: Maternal perspective. Unpublished Master’s Degree Thesis, in the libraries of Beijing Medical University, Beijing, China & Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai, Thailand
  17. Cong, X., & Yao, J. P. (1996). Nursing master’s education and the missions of master’s graduates in China. Chinese Journal of Nursing, 5, 290-292.