Neonatal end-of-life care in Sweden.

  title={Neonatal end-of-life care in Sweden.},
  author={Anita Lundqvist and Tore Nilstun and A L Dykes},
  journal={Nursing in critical care},
  volume={8 5},
A survey was carried out of Swedish neonatal end-of-life regarding practice before birth, at birth, during dying and after death using a descriptive questionnaire with close-ended questions and individual comments. The practice in 32 of 38 neonatal units, as described by the head nurse or the registered nurses, was largely similar. Respectful treatment of both the neonate and the parents during neonatal end-of-life care was indicated. Differences were found in pre-natal care concerning the… CONTINUE READING