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Bridging the gap between hospital and home for premature infants in Malawi.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8778053     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
In Malawi low-birthweight infants born prematurely risk developing health-related problems during the first four years of life and thus require intensive care. However, limited human and material resources place a heavy burden on nurse-midwives. Below some guidelines for improving the discharge planning process for premature infants, particularly in developing countries.
E Mbweza
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  International nursing review     Volume:  43     ISSN:  0020-8132     ISO Abbreviation:  Int Nurs Rev     Publication Date:    1996 Mar-Apr
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1996-09-18     Completed Date:  1996-09-18     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7808754     Medline TA:  Int Nurs Rev     Country:  SWITZERLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  53-7     Citation Subset:  IM; N    
University of Pennsylvania, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Continuity of Patient Care / organization & administration*
Infant, Low Birth Weight*
Infant, Newborn
Infant, Premature*
Models, Nursing
Nurse Midwives / organization & administration*
Nursing Assessment
Patient Care Team
Patient Discharge*
Practice Guidelines as Topic

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