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Development of a Self-Management Theory-Guided Discharge Intervention for Parents of Hospitalized Children

Parents of hospitalized children, especially parents of children with complex and chronic health conditions, report not being adequately prepared for self-management of their child's care at home after discharge. No theory-based discharge intervention exists to guide pediatric nurses' preparation of parents for discharge. To develop a theory-based conversation guide to optimize nurses' preparation of parents for discharge and self-management of their child at home following hospitalization.

Fri, 01/06/2023 - 16:29

The treatment-related experiences of parents, children and young people with regular prescribed medication

Background: Taking regular medication has been shown to have an impact on the daily lives of patients and their families. Objective: To explore the medication-related experiences of patients and their families when a child or young person is prescribed regular medication. Setting A specialist U.K. paediatric hospital. Method: Semi-structured face-to-face interviews of 24 parents/carers, children or young people, who had been taking two or more medications for 6 weeks or longer.

Thu, 12/29/2022 - 15:10

The effectiveness of interventions in supporting self-management of informal caregivers of people with dementia ; a systematic meta review

BACKGROUND: Informal caregivers of people with dementia are challenged in managing the consequences of dementia in daily life. The objective of this meta-review was to synthesize evidence from previous systematic reviews about professional self-management support interventions for this group.

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 15:10