Affiliation: University of Illinois at Chicago
- Recipients of oocyte donation: an integrative reviewPatricia Hershberger
Valparaiso University, College of Nursing, IN 46383, USA
J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs 33:610-21. 2004..To conduct a systematic review of published research to provide a synthesis of the psychosocial characteristics of donor oocyte recipient women...
- Life support decisions for extremely premature infants: report of a pilot studyKaren Kavanaugh
University of Illinois at Chicago College of Nursing, 60612, USA
J Pediatr Nurs 20:347-59. 2005..Nurses reported that they believed that parents needed information from the physician first, then they would reinforce information. The results of this study offer an initial understanding of the decision support needs of parents...
- Perinatal loss in low-income African American parentsKaren Kavanaugh
Advanced Practice Palliative Nurse Training Program, University of Illinois at Chicago, College of Nursing, Department of Maternal-Child Nursing, 845 South Damen, Room 848, Chicago, IL 60612-7350, USA
J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs 34:595-605. 2005..Health care professionals should be aware of the presence of additional stressful events that parents may be experiencing and intervene appropriately to provide culturally competent care in a sensitive manner...
- Reproductive decisions in people with sickle cell disease or sickle cell traitAgatha M Gallo
University of Illinois at Chicago, College of Nursing, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
West J Nurs Res 32:1073-90. 2010..These findings enhance understanding of the reproductive experiences in people with SCD and SCT and provide the groundwork for developing an educational intervention focused on making informed decisions about becoming a parent...
- Disclosure decisions among pregnant women who received donor oocytes: a phenomenological studyPatricia Hershberger
Center for Enhancement and Restoration of Cognitive Function, School of Nursing, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
Fertil Steril 87:288-96. 2007..This study aims to provide an in-depth description of the disclosure experience, and identify factors that were significant to recipient women which influenced their reasoning as they formulated disclosure decisions...