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Protecting infants against pertussis: The cocooning strategy in practice.
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PMID:  23416340     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
ABSTRACT: Cocooning is a strategy to protect infants from pertussis. This study explored the postpartum Tdap status of close newborn contacts during a primary care visit. The findings include a summary of the results and the implications for nurse practitioner practice to decrease the incidence of pertussis in the young infant.
Catherine A Carrico; Catherine Oʼkeefe
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Nurse practitioner     Volume:  38     ISSN:  1538-8662     ISO Abbreviation:  Nurse Pract     Publication Date:  2013 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-02-18     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7603663     Medline TA:  Nurse Pract     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  40-5     Citation Subset:  IM; N    
Catherine A. Carrico is an Assistant Professor and Family Nurse Practitioner at Creighton University's School of Nursing in Omaha, Neb. Catherine O'Keefe is an Associate Professor and a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner at Creighton University School of Nursing in Omaha, Neb.
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