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Nursing student knowledge and compliance with SIDS prevention strategies

Excessive preventable sleep-related deaths require that every nurse encounter with infant caregivers should include safe sleep education and role modelling. Adequate training on sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) prevention, including safe infant sleep, may be lacking in some nursing schools. … Continue reading

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Correlation of Premature Infant Sleep/Wakefulness and Noise Levels in the Presence or Absence of “Quiet Time”

Peak sound levels during sleep can compromise the development of hospitalized infants. Quiet time is a strategy implemented in neonatal units to promote the sleeping of neonates by reducing noise levels, luminosity, and handling during particular periods of the day. … Continue reading

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Evaluation of an Evidence-Based Teaching Program for Newborn Safe Sleep

Purpose: To evaluate the effectiveness of evidence-based teaching guideline and patient outcomes. Design: Descriptive evaluation study with two data collection points. Sample: A convenience sample of 48 new mothers. Main outcome variable: Mothers’ knowledge and practice of safe sleep behaviors … Continue reading

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