Preparing for NICU Discharge: Mothers' Concerns
Purpose: To quantify mothers’ concerns in anticipation of their infant's discharge from the NIC U Design: An exploratory, cross-sectional survey design was used. Sample: A convenience sample of 150 mothers Main Outcome Variable: The focus was the mothers’ concerns about their infant's impending discharge. Results: The mothers expressed confidence in their ability as a caregiver but expressed concern about being tired, the need for readmission to the hospital, and missing a change in the infant's conditions.
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Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: November 1, 2013
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