Discharge Planning and Home Care of the Technology‐Dependent Infant

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    Abstract

    Technology‐dependent infants are a medically complex, diverse group of individuals, many of whom can be cared for at home. Hospital discharge of any technology‐dependent infant requires a multidisciplinary, comprehensive program of discharge planning and follow‐up into the home. This article presents an overview of the technology‐dependent infant population and a discussion of many of the pertinent issues for consideration during the discharge planning period and the transition from hospital to home.

    Original languageEnglish (US)
    Pages (from-to)77-83
    Number of pages7
    JournalJournal of Obstetric, Gynecologic, & Neonatal Nursing
    Volume24
    Issue number1
    DOIs
    StatePublished - Jan 1995

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Pediatrics
    • Critical Care
    • Maternity and Midwifery

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