Home care of the high-risk infant.

  title={Home care of the high-risk infant.},
  author={Pat Hummel and Jeanette Cronin},
  journal={Advances in neonatal care : official journal of the National Association of Neonatal Nurses},
  volume={4 6},
Increasingly, infants are discharged from the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) with unresolved healthcare issues and ongoing technology needs. A well-planned discharge of a medically stable infant is important to assure safe and effective care in the home and to minimize avoidable hospital readmissions. This article addresses the discharge of and home care options for 3 groups of infants who have traditionally been cared for in the hospital. These include infants requiring palliative care… CONTINUE READING