Screening for neonatal herpes: physicians' descriptions of discussions with parents.

@article{Cotton2002ScreeningFN,
  title={Screening for neonatal herpes: physicians' descriptions of discussions with parents.},
  author={Sian Cotton and Beverly L Connelly and Sheila S Cohen and Robert M. Siegel and Lawrence R Stanberry and Susan L. Rosenthal},
  journal={Herpes : the journal of the IHMF},
  year={2002},
  volume={9 3},
  pages={60-3}
}
Screening for possible herpes simplex virus infection in neonates may raise feelings of anxiety and distress among parents and physicians. To elicit physicians' experiences of communicating with families when screening for neonatal herpes, we conducted a series of semi-structured interviews with 15 physicians from one paediatric institution, and coded the resulting audiotapes for common themes. These included how physicians prepared families for screening and treatment, how physicians managed… CONTINUE READING

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