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Evaluation of a discharge planning tool for use with families of high-risk infants.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6555397     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The effectiveness of using a discharge planning tool for families with high-risk infants in a special care nursery is evaluated. Consistent use of the discharge planning tool resulted in parents' increased feeling of preparedness for discharge of their high-risk infants. Implications that resulted from the evaluation are presented.
J Cagan; P Meier
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  JOGN nursing; journal of obstetric, gynecologic, and neonatal nursing     Volume:  12     ISSN:  0090-0311     ISO Abbreviation:  JOGN Nurs     Publication Date:    1983 Jul-Aug
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1983-11-23     Completed Date:  1983-11-23     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0347421     Medline TA:  JOGN Nurs     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  275-81     Citation Subset:  IM; N    
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MeSH Terms
Continuity of Patient Care*
Home Nursing / education
Infant Care*
Infant, Newborn
Nursing Assessment
Parents / education*
Patient Discharge*
Pilot Projects
Primary Health Care*

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