Jolaine Austin

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Microcomputer systems have been installed in the delivery suites of two obstetric units which cater between them for nearly 10 000 deliveries annually. The midwifery and medical staff enter administrative, antenatal, anaesthetic and delivery details during labour and as soon after delivery as possible. The computer prints out the official Birth(More)
In a research study to determine feelings and reactions of first-time adoptive mothers, 24 adoptive mothers and 24 birth mothers were interviewed and the findings compared. Adoptive mothers react to their babies in much the same way that birth mothers do, but are often less prepared for parenting. Nurses can counsel them about the range of feelings normally(More)
The past event conversations of 33 mothers with their 3-year-old children (18 girls and 15 boys) were selected from a larger sample based on their discussion of negative events. Negative events included both those that were negative in topic and those that contained negative incidents but were otherwise positively themed. Within-subjects comparisons were(More)
Employees with limited education may be excluded from advanced training due to assumptions that they might not learn rapidly. However, preparatory training may be able to overcome missing experience in education. The purpose of this study was to test the hypothesis that computer-based training (CBT) in supervisor skills of Latino agricultural workers would(More)
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