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The impact of agency policies and protocols on breastfeeding.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1476833     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Health care agency policies and protocols exert a considerable effect on the initiation and continuation of breastfeeding. Supportive practices, protocols, policies, and philosophies are outlined, and the most prevalent nonsupportive practices are described. Other agency factors affecting the support of breastfeeding, such as diagnostic procedures and medical and surgical interventions, are discussed.
D J Ellis
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  NAACOG's clinical issues in perinatal and women's health nursing     Volume:  3     ISSN:  1046-7475     ISO Abbreviation:  NAACOGS Clin Issu Perinat Womens Health Nurs     Publication Date:  1992  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1993-02-05     Completed Date:  1993-02-05     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9010476     Medline TA:  NAACOGS Clin Issu Perinat Womens Health Nurs     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  553-9     Citation Subset:  N    
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MeSH Terms
Breast Feeding*
Clinical Protocols
Health Services*
Infant Food
Infant, Newborn
Patient Education as Topic
Public Policy*
Rooming-in Care

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