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Care by parents of their children in hospital.
  1. C P Sainsbury,
  2. O P Gray,
  3. J Cleary,
  4. M M Davies,
  5. P H Rowlandson

    Abstract

    A care by parent option was introduced into a general paediatric ward without any additional finance or facilities. Most parents coped successfully and were grateful for the opportunity of caring for their children. All believed that their children benefited from their active involvement. The nurses believed that their role was enhanced and their job satisfaction increased. This system offers advantages and could become more generally used in paediatric wards in Britain.

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