Parents, siblings and grandparents in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. A survey of policies in eight European countries.

@article{Greisen2009ParentsSA,
  title={Parents, siblings and grandparents in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. A survey of policies in eight European countries.},
  author={Gorm Greisen and Nadia Mirante and D. Haumont and V{\'e}ronique Pierrat and Carmen Rosa Pall{\'a}s-Alonso and Inga Warren and Bert Johan Smit and Bj{\"o}rn Westrup and Jacques Sizun and Alice Maraschini and Marina Cuttini},
  journal={Acta paediatrica},
  year={2009},
  volume={98 11},
  pages={1744-50}
}
OBJECTIVE To describe policies towards family visiting in Neonatal Intensive Care Units (NICU) and compare findings with those of a survey carried out 10 years earlier. METHODS A questionnaire on early developmental care practices was mailed to 362 units in eight European countries (Sweden, Denmark, the UK, the Netherlands, Belgium, France, Spain and Italy). Of them 78% responded, and among those responded, 175 reported caring for at least 50 very low birth weight infants every year and their… CONTINUE READING