The hospitalized preterm newborn: the significance of parents' participation in the Neonatal Unit.

@article{GallegosMartnez2013TheHP,
  title={The hospitalized preterm newborn: the significance of parents' participation in the Neonatal Unit.},
  author={Josefina Gallegos-Mart{\'i}nez and Jaime Reyes-Hern{\'a}ndez and Carmen Gracinda Silvan Scochi},
  journal={Revista latino-americana de enfermagem},
  year={2013},
  volume={21 6},
  pages={1360-6}
}
OBJECTIVE to identify and analyze the significance of participation for parents in a Neonatal Unit (NU) of a maternity hospital in San Luis Potosí, Mexico. METHOD a qualitative study with 20 parents of both sexes, between 18 and 39 years of age, with a preterm hospitalized child. A content analysis using a thematic approach was used for information processing. RESULTS the significance of: a) the NICU as a place of suffering and waiting, b) dealing with the child's admittance, c) being… CONTINUE READING