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Family-Centered Care for the Newborn: The Delivery Room and Beyond

Family-Centered Care for the Newborn: The Delivery Room and Beyond (Paperback)

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Many regulatory and professional agencies countenance the idea of patient-and family-centred care, yet lack an infrastructure able to support such care or employ health care professionals who lack the necessary education, experience, or skills. This book is a comprehensive guide to family-centred care for healthy, ill, or preterm newborns. It guides health care professionals in creating, supporting and advancing a culture that values partnerships with families. The book is replete with practical suggestions, strategies for effectively communicating with families and best practises for health professionals who wish to develop partnerships with families before and after childbirth. At the core of family-centred care is the belief that family-centred care and the ability to convey its particular language is as important to newborn and family wellbeing as clinical care. The book is based on four guiding principles that include treating people with dignity and respect, providing information in ways that are useful and affirming, welcoming family participation in care and decision-making at a level chosen by the family and collaborating with families at the bedside and beyond.

The book offers strategies to promote implementation of a family-centred environment in the delivery room or NICU, practical approaches to communicating with families before and after delivery and tips on policy review to facilitate a culture of family-centred care. It also discusses how to welcome families during interdisciplinary rounds and nurse hand-offs and ways to support families during procedures and resuscitation.

Health & WellbeingAdvice on the stages of lifeParentingPregnancy, birth & baby care Publisher: Springer Publishing Co Inc Publication Date: 23/04/2014 ISBN-13: 9780826169136  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Terry Griffin, MS, APN, NNP-BC, is a Clinical Nurse Specialist in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at St. Alexius Medical Center, Hoffman Estates, IL, Faculty Consultant to the Institute for Family Centered Care, Bethesda, MD (since 2002), and Neonatal Nurse Practitioner in the NICU at Rush University Medical Center, Chicago (since 1995). She has published 20 articles, many about family-centred nursing care, that have appeared in leading journals including JOGNN, Neonatal Network and Journal of Perinatal and Neonatal Nursing. Ms. Griffin has presented nationally at major conferences, including AWHONN and National Association of Neonatal Nursing. Joanna Celenza, MA, MBA, is a Family Support Specialist at the Children's Hospital at Dartmouth (CHaD) Intensive Care Nursery (ICN), Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH. She has been an active member of the CHaD ICN Parent Council and Family Advisory Board (since 2008). For three years, she has been an invited faculty for the Institute for Patient-and Family-Centered Care conferences and seminars, including the 5th International Conference (2012). Ms. Colenza has published two articles in regional publications.

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