Parental Vigilance in Caring for Their Children with Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome.

@article{Meakins2015ParentalVI,
  title={Parental Vigilance in Caring for Their Children with Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome.},
  author={Leanne Meakins and Lynne Ray and Kathleen Mary Hegadoren and Laura G. Rogers and Gwen R Rempel},
  journal={Pediatric nursing},
  year={2015},
  volume={41 1},
  pages={
          31-41, 50
        }
}
Hypoplastic left heart syndrome (HLHS) is a complex heart malformation that requires life-saving treatments. Parents experience numerous challenges as they learn to parent a child with complex care requirements. The following research question guided this qualitative study: Is the parenting process among parents of a child with HLHS characterized by exaggerated vigilant parental action, and if so, how does this influence parental response? Situated within a larger program of pediatric… CONTINUE READING

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