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6th Edition of Nursing World Conference

October 27-29, 2022 | Orlando, USA

October 27 -29, 2022 | Orlando, Florida, USA
NWC 2016

Mahboobeh Namnabat

Speaker at Nursing World Conference 2016 - Mahboobeh Namnabat
Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Iran (Islamic Republic of)
Title : Help parents and use a suitable plan for discharging of preterm infants


Background: Discharging a preterm infant from the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) is an important decision for parents and health system. The success of health system is relied on an accurate and comprehensive plan. This study was to explore a discharge plan on enabling mothers of preterm infants hospitalized in the NICU.

Method: A clinical trial study was done in an educational hospital in Isfahan-Iran. Participants were 64 mothers of hospitalized infants in the NICU. Data was collected by use of discharge plan checklists in 4 phases of at the admission, one week after admission, at the discharge, and 3-5 days after discharge when the mothers were trained in accordance with the training plan. The data was analyzed by 16th version of SPSS software.

Results: The results of the study indicated that the mean score of the experimental group in the specific cares had a significant increase from the admission to the 3 – 5 days after discharge phases (p<0.001). This increase was also significant in the control group but not as much as that indicated in the experimental one (p<0.001).

Conclusion: According the results of the present study, the discharge plan was effective on the specific cares. Therefore, we suggest execute the plan at the admission, discharge and even long after discharge properly and qualitatively.


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