Caryl Skene

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AIM The aim of this study was to develop, implement and evaluate evidence-based family-centred interventions and to promote parental involvement in the care of infants in neonatal intensive care. BACKGROUND Parental involvement in the care of their infants in Neonatal Intensive Care Units leads to improved neonatal outcomes. Although research identifies(More)
Caryl Skene uses a model of reflection to revisit her experience as a novice researcher In doing so, she highlights the skills required to undertake qualitative research and suggests that nursing experience alone does not equip a researcher with those skills. A significant part of her reflection concentrates on the relationship between the researcher and(More)
AIM The objective of this paper is to identify and explore some of the ethical and professional issues facing the clinical researcher-practitioner and to discuss how these were addressed in one particular study. BACKGROUND The author's experience of undertaking ethnographic research in the organisation in which she works as a nurse consultant highlighted(More)
OBJECTIVE To explore how parents interact with their infants and with nurses regarding the provision of comfort care in a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). DESIGN Focused ethnography. SETTING A regional NICU in the United Kingdom. PARTICIPANTS Eleven families (10 mothers, 8 fathers) with infants residing in the NICU participated in the study. (More)
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