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Adaptation themes for prenatal care delivered by public health nurses.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1409344     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
An adaptation process involving three cognitive themes provides the framework for community nursing model for prenatal care on the island of Hawaii. The themes are based on the cognitive adaptation model developed by Taylor (1983) and include search for meaning, sense of mastery, and self-esteem. Each theme is used to guide public health nurses and is identified during designated encounters between the nurse and woman throughout the duration of prenatal care. A focus on adaptation themes for each trimester of pregnancy expands on the medical model of prenatal care to highlight developmental processes of childbearing and broaden the scope of practice for public health nurses responsible for assessment and intervention in the community.
D D Affonso; L J Mayberry; K Graham; J Shibuya; J Kunimoto; M Kuramoto
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, U.S. Gov't, P.H.S.    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Public health nursing (Boston, Mass.)     Volume:  9     ISSN:  0737-1209     ISO Abbreviation:  Public Health Nurs     Publication Date:  1992 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1992-11-19     Completed Date:  1992-11-19     Revised Date:  2007-11-14    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8501498     Medline TA:  Public Health Nurs     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  172-6     Citation Subset:  IM; N    
School of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco 94143-0606.
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MeSH Terms
Adaptation, Psychological*
Models, Nursing*
Pregnancy Trimester, First
Pregnancy Trimester, Second
Pregnancy Trimester, Third
Prenatal Care / methods,  standards*
Public Health Nursing / methods,  standards*
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