Disrupted bonds - parental perceptions of regionalised transfer of very preterm infants: a small-scale study.

@article{Sommer2015DisruptedB,
  title={Disrupted bonds - parental perceptions of regionalised transfer of very preterm infants: a small-scale study.},
  author={Claudia M Sommer and Catherine Cook},
  journal={Contemporary nurse},
  year={2015},
  volume={50 2-3},
  pages={256-66}
}
BACKGROUND Routine regionalised transfer of preterm infants occurs throughout Westernised countries. Transfer to lower acuity units occurs once infants are ready for convalescence and signals an infant's improving health. However, many parents find transfer traumatic. AIMS To investigate parents' perceptions of preterm infants' transfer; to provide neonatal clinicians with insights to facilitate optimal service provision. METHODS Participants had experienced their baby born at less than 29… CONTINUE READING

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