Kangaroo-Mother Care Method

Known as: Kangaroo-Mother Care, Methods, Kangaroo-Mother Care, Care, Kangaroo-Mother 
A method of continuously holding a partially wrapped baby to the chest, involving skin-to-skin contact. Originally it was a method of caring for LOW… (More)
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
UNLABELLED The hallmark of Kangaroo Mother Care (KMC) is the kangaroo position: the infant is cared for skin-to-skin vertically… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
OBJECTIVE To compare the effect of Kangaroo mother care (KMC) and conventional methods of care (CMC) on growth in LBW babies… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
BACKGROUND Skin-to-skin contact, or kangaroo mother care (KMC) has been shown to be efficacious in diminishing pain response to… (More)
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Review
2005
Review
2005
UNLABELLED The components of the Kangaroo Mother Care (KMC) intervention, their rational bases, and their current uses in low… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
OBJECTIVE This study was conducted (i) to study through a randomized control trial the effect of Kangaroo Mother Care (KMC) on… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
OBJECTIVE To assess the effectiveness and safety of Kangaroo Mother Care (KMC) for infants of low birth weight. METHODS An open… (More)
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2000
2000
Kangaroo mother care (KMC) for low birthweight infants (LBWI) was introduced in a Mozambican hospital with limited resources and… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
BACKGROUND Based on the general bonding hypothesis, it is suggested that kangaroo mother care (KMC) creates a climate in the… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
A randomized controlled trial was carried out for 1 y in three tertiary and teaching hospitals, in Addis Ababa (Ethiopia… (More)
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1998
1998
Good quality care of low birthweight infants could reduce neonatal mortality in low-income countries, but the technologies used… (More)
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