Transition from neonatal intensive care unit to special care nurseries
Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, 05/16/2012Helder OK et al.
Both parents and nurses considered present transitional arrangements to be inadequate. Nurses should provide more effective discharge planning and transitional care. A positive labeling of the transition as a first step to home discharge for the newborn seems appropriate. Parents need to be better–informed and should be involved in the planning process.
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