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Usually, parents remain at the hospital for two or three days after a stillbirth in Sweden, and the routine until recently has been to place the baby in a refrigerator during the night. A device, the Cubitus Baby, a specially designed cot with cooling blocks, was implemented in all 47 delivery wards during 2013 and 2014.
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Name: Women and birth : journal of the Australian College of Midwives
The importance of palliative care education for nurses has been recognized worldwide. The study aims to explore the experiences of nurses working with children with palliative care needs and to identi...
While women in the Deep South area of the United States have higher rates of maternal and infant mortality, palliative and supportive care programs are lacking. Additionally, few studies have detailed...
The aim of this review was to analyze the effectiveness of teaching healthcare professionals in perinatal palliative care, methods of evaluating the teaching, and the teaching strategies used.
A clinical environment that provides meaningful and productive learning experiences is essential for students of all health care professions. To support the learning needs of undergraduate midwifery s...
Families were interviewed as a quality improvement assessment for palliative and supportive care services for children.
Perinatal outcomes in the US rank behind most other developed countries even though women in the US utilize more maternity services. Current approaches to consultation and collaboration am...
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the role of an integrated strategy at selecting fetuses for delivery at term based on a combination of fetal biometry and cerebroplacental ratio (C...
Inequalities in stillbirth, infant and child mortality as well as other reproductive health outcomes have been reported among ethnic minority groups in Denmark. The MAMAACT study aims to i...
It is important to provide high quality palliative care to all patients with a non-curable and life-limiting condition. The Care Pathway for Primary Palliative Care (CPPPC) provides tools ...
The aim of this study is to get a proof of concept for using a computational model of fetal haemodynamics, combined with machine learning based on Doppler patterns of the fetal cardiovascu...
A nursing specialty concerned with care of patients facing serious or life-threatening illnesses. The goal of palliative nursing is to prevent and relieve suffering, and to support the best possible quality of life for patients and their families. Hospice nursing is palliative care for people in their final stages of life.
Care alleviating symptoms without curing the underlying disease. (Stedman, 25th ed)
The care of a fetus or newborn given before, during, and after delivery from the 28th week of gestation through the 7th day after delivery.
The branch of medicine dealing with the fetus and infant during the perinatal period. The perinatal period begins with the twenty-eighth week of gestation and ends twenty-eight days after birth. (From Dorland, 27th ed)
Facilities or services which are especially devoted to providing palliative and supportive care to the patient with a terminal illness and to the patient's family.
Palliative care is the active holistic care of patients with advanced progressive illness. Management of pain and other symptoms and provision of psychological, social and spiritual support is paramount. The goal of palliative care is achievement of the ...