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Clinical specialist pre- and postdischarge teaching of parents of very low birth weight infants.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2501464     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
This study examined the pre- and postdischarge teaching needed by parents of very low birth weight infants (less than or equal to 1,500 g). The sample consisted of 36 families observed from the births of their infants to 18 months' postdischarge. Content analyses yielded five major teaching categories of infant, mother, family, home, and resources. Major predischarge teaching included feeding, recognition of infections, and growth and development. Major postdischarge teaching included feeding, current health problems, growth and development, and managing within the health-care system.
D Brooten; S Gennaro; H Knapp; L Brown; R York
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't; Research Support, U.S. Gov't, P.H.S.    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of obstetric, gynecologic, and neonatal nursing : JOGNN / NAACOG     Volume:  18     ISSN:  0884-2175     ISO Abbreviation:  J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs     Publication Date:    1989 Jul-Aug
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1989-08-25     Completed Date:  1989-08-25     Revised Date:  2007-11-14    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8503123     Medline TA:  J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  316-22     Citation Subset:  IM; N    
Health Care of Women and Childbearing Families, School of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia.
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MeSH Terms
Child Development
Infant Care
Infant, Low Birth Weight*
Infant, Newborn
Infection / diagnosis
Infection Control
Nurse Clinicians
Parents / education*
Patient Discharge*
Grant Support

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