Effectiveness of applying empowerment strategies when establishing a support group for parents of preterm infants.

@article{Liu2010EffectivenessOA,
  title={Effectiveness of applying empowerment strategies when establishing a support group for parents of preterm infants.},
  author={Chung-Hua Liu and Y M Chao and Chiu-Mieh Huang and Fang-Chun Wei and Li-Yin Chien},
  journal={Journal of clinical nursing},
  year={2010},
  volume={19 11-12},
  pages={1729-37}
}
AIMS The objectives of this study were to apply empowerment strategies to the establishing of a support group for parents of preterm infants who were recently discharged home and to examine its effectiveness in terms of self-efficacy, perceived stress and depression among the parents. BACKGROUND While the concept of empowerment has been applied when establishing various patient support groups, it has not been explicitly used for parents of preterm infants. DESIGN This study applied a quasi… CONTINUE READING

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