Document Detail


Mothers' strategies to meet their needs in the newborn intensive care nursery.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  12095029     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
In this prospective, critical ethnographic study using a total of 448 hours of participant observations incorporating in-depth interviews, the author explored with 12 mothers of premature babies their descriptions and interpretations of their own needs in a tertiary-level newborn nursery (NICU) and their actions to address these needs. In the NICU the mothers demonstrated a repertoire of actions to vigilantly "watch over" their premature babies, which they extended to address their own needs as well. The mothers employed these actions in such a way as to minimize the potential for diverting resources from their babies and to minimize conflict with caregivers.
Authors:
I Hurst
Related Documents :
16051159 - Coral gardens: paternity and drug testing on the reef.
12033079 - Fluconazole for postpartum candidal mastitis and infant thrush.
11040169 - Resonance frequency in respiratory distress syndrome.
6118769 - Bathing or washing babies after birth?
10188369 - Retinopathy of prematurity-mimicking retinopathy in full-term babies.
15531829 - Retinopathy of prematurity--risk factors.
22526279 - Diagnosis and subsequent us-guided percutaneous drainage of an adrenal abscess in a 5-w...
9729549 - Irregularities and power law distributions in the breathing pattern in preterm and term...
16379189 - Turn-around-time of radiographs in a neonatal intensive care unit.
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of perinatal & neonatal nursing     Volume:  15     ISSN:  0893-2190     ISO Abbreviation:  J Perinat Neonatal Nurs     Publication Date:  2001 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2002-07-03     Completed Date:  2002-07-22     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8801387     Medline TA:  J Perinat Neonatal Nurs     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  65-82     Citation Subset:  N    
Affiliation:
Center on Research on Vulnerable Women, Children, and Families, School of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA.
Export Citation:
APA/MLA Format     Download EndNote     Download BibTex
MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
California
Caregivers / psychology
Education / methods
Emotions
Female
Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice
Humans
Infant, Newborn
Infant, Premature*
Intensive Care, Neonatal / methods*
Interviews as Topic
Mother-Child Relations / ethnology*
Neonatal Nursing / methods
Nurse-Patient Relations
Professional-Family Relations*
Prospective Studies

From MEDLINE®/PubMed®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine


Previous Document:  Struggling to mother: a consequence of inhibitive nursing interactions in the neonatal nursery.
Next Document:  Transplantation in the HIV+ patient.