Is kangaroo care better than standard care for low birth weight infants?

Abdulwadud O
Record ID 32003000601
Authors' objectives:

This aim of this critical appraisal was to assess whether kangaroo care is better than standard care for low birth weight infants.

Authors' methods: Critical appraisal
Project Status: Completed
Year Published: 2001
English language abstract: An English language summary is available
Publication Type: Not Assigned
Country: Australia
MeSH Terms
  • Infant Care
  • Infant, Low Birth Weight
  • Infant, Premature
  • Mother-Child Relations
  • Touch
Organisation Name: Centre for Clinical Effectiveness
Contact Address: Monash Institute of Health Services Research, Block E, Monash Medical Centre, Locked Bag 29, Clayton, Victoria 3168, Australia. Tel: +61 3 9594 7505; Fax: +61 3 9594 7552.
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Copyright: Centre for Clinical Effectiveness (CCE)
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