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Psychosocial care needs of parents of children with new-onset seizures. 3.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9689608     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The Parent Report of Psychosocial Care was developed to address the concerns, needs for care and satisfaction with care received of parents of children with new-onset seizures. Parents were interviewed three months and six months after their child's first seizures using the instrument. Mothers especially identified continued needs for information and support and were worried about unlikely events such as brain tumors and death. The results from this study indicate that parents' needs for information and support need to be assessed at every encounter with the health care system during the first 6 months after the child's first seizure.
C Shore; J Austin; B Musick; D Dunn; A McBride; K Creasy
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, U.S. Gov't, P.H.S.    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of neuroscience nursing : journal of the American Association of Neuroscience Nurses     Volume:  30     ISSN:  0888-0395     ISO Abbreviation:  J Neurosci Nurs     Publication Date:  1998 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1998-10-28     Completed Date:  1998-10-28     Revised Date:  2007-11-14    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8603596     Medline TA:  J Neurosci Nurs     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  169-74     Citation Subset:  IM; N    
Indiana University School of Nursing, Indianapolis 46202, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Adaptation, Psychological
Child, Preschool
Epilepsy / nursing*,  psychology
Follow-Up Studies
Health Services Needs and Demand / statistics & numerical data*
Parents / education,  psychology*
Seizures / nursing*,  psychology
Sick Role
Social Support*
Grant Support

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