The single-patient room in the NICU: maternal and family effects

R G Pineda, K E Stransky, C Rogers, M H Duncan, G C Smith, J Neil, T Inder
  • Journal of Perinatology, October 2011, Springer Science + Business Media
  • DOI: 10.1038/jp.2011.144

How single patient rooms in the NICU effect moms and families

What is it about?

Many hospitals are transitioning to using single patient rooms in the NICUs. This article discussed the effect of the single patient room on parent visitation, holding and maternal mental health in a level 4 NICU.

Why is it important?

With hospitals moving towards the use of single patient rooms in their hospitals, it is important to explore the impact of these rooms on mothers and families.

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