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Transition from an open-plan to a two-cot neonatal intensive care unit: a participatory action research approach.

Broom, Margaret; Gardner, Anne; Kecskes, Zsuzsoka; Kildea, Sue

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Aims and objectives: To facilitate staff transition from an open-plan to a two-cot neonatal intensive care unit design. Background: In 2012, an Australian regional neonatal intensive care unit transitioned from an open-plan to a two-cot neonatal intensive care unit design. Research has reported single- and small-room neonatal intensive care unit design may negatively impact on the distances nurses walk, reducing the time they spend providing direct neonatal care. Studies have also reported...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2017
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/218564
Source: Journal of Clinical Nursing
DOI: 10.1111/jocn.13509

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