Nurse/parent role perceptions in care of neonatal intensive care unit infants: implications for the advanced practice nurse.

This study compared parent and nurse perceptions of the nurse's roles regarding responsibilities toward infants in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU). It also examined the attitudes of nurses and parents regarding the extent to which parents should participate in the care of their infants in the NICU, as well as the role of the advanced practice nurse… CONTINUE READING