Endorsing safe infant sleep: a call to action.

@article{Hitchcock2012EndorsingSI,
  title={Endorsing safe infant sleep: a call to action.},
  author={Sharon C Hitchcock},
  journal={Nursing for women's health},
  year={2012},
  volume={16 5},
  pages={386-96}
}
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) safe sleep recommendations are considered best practice and are effective in preventing sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS). Yet studies have found that nurses' practice in newborn nurseries and neonatal intensive care units is often inconsistent with safe sleep recommendations. Such inconsistencies cause confusion and hinder SIDS prevention efforts. In 2011, the AAP added significant content to its 2005 safe sleep recommendations and neonatal nurses are… CONTINUE READING

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