Karen Kavanaugh

Summary

Affiliation: University of Illinois at Chicago
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Supporting parents after stillbirth or newborn death: There is much that nurses can do
    Karen Kavanaugh
    Department of Maternal Child Nursing, University of Illinois, Chicago College of Nursing, USA
    Am J Nurs 106:74-9. 2006
  2. pmc How nurses assist parents regarding life support decisions for extremely premature infants
    Karen Kavanaugh
    Department of Women, Children, and Family Health Science, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60612 7350, USA
    J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs 39:147-58. 2010
  3. pmc Supporting parents' decision making surrounding the anticipated birth of an extremely premature infant
    Karen Kavanaugh
    Department of Women, Children, and Family Health Science, University of Illinois at Chicago College of Nursing, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    J Perinat Neonatal Nurs 23:159-70. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint Life support decisions for extremely premature infants: report of a pilot study
    Karen Kavanaugh
    University of Illinois at Chicago College of Nursing, 60612, USA
    J Pediatr Nurs 20:347-59. 2005
  5. pmc Developing a blended course on dying, loss, and grief
    Karen Kavanaugh
    Center for End of Life Transition Research, University of Illinois at Chicago College of Nursing, Room 848, Chicago, IL 60612 7350, USA
    Nurse Educ 34:126-31. 2009
  6. pmc Parent decision making for life support for extremely premature infants: from the prenatal through end-of-life period
    Teresa T Moro
    University of Illinois at Chicago, Department of Women, Children, and Family Health Science MC802, College of Nursing, 845 S Damen Avenue, Room 843, Chicago, IL 60612 7350, USA
    J Perinat Neonatal Nurs 25:52-60. 2011
  7. pmc Enacting a theory of caring to recruit and retain vulnerable participants for sensitive research
    Karen Kavanaugh
    University of Illinois at Chicago, College of Nursing, Illinois 60612 7350, USA
    Res Nurs Health 29:244-52. 2006
  8. pmc Perinatal loss in low-income African American parents
    Karen 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
  9. ncbi request reprint An example of a successful research proposal: Part II
    Constance M Dallas
    College of Nursing, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA
    West J Nurs Res 27:210-31. 2005
  10. pmc Providing advice to parents for women at acutely high risk of periviable delivery
    William A Grobman
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 115:904-9. 2010

Research Grants

Detail Information

Publications20

  1. ncbi request reprint Supporting parents after stillbirth or newborn death: There is much that nurses can do
    Karen Kavanaugh
    Department of Maternal Child Nursing, University of Illinois, Chicago College of Nursing, USA
    Am J Nurs 106:74-9. 2006
  2. pmc How nurses assist parents regarding life support decisions for extremely premature infants
    Karen Kavanaugh
    Department of Women, Children, and Family Health Science, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60612 7350, USA
    J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs 39:147-58. 2010
    ..To describe nurse behaviors that assisted parents to make life-support decisions for an extremely premature infant before and after the infant's birth...
  3. pmc Supporting parents' decision making surrounding the anticipated birth of an extremely premature infant
    Karen Kavanaugh
    Department of Women, Children, and Family Health Science, University of Illinois at Chicago College of Nursing, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    J Perinat Neonatal Nurs 23:159-70. 2009
    ..The findings in this case study demonstrate the importance of the nurse being present when information is given to parents, of informing with compassion, and helping parents to understand treatment options and decisions...
  4. ncbi request reprint Life support decisions for extremely premature infants: report of a pilot study
    Karen 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...
  5. pmc Developing a blended course on dying, loss, and grief
    Karen Kavanaugh
    Center for End of Life Transition Research, University of Illinois at Chicago College of Nursing, Room 848, Chicago, IL 60612 7350, USA
    Nurse Educ 34:126-31. 2009
    ..Course evaluations demonstrated the success of the blended course in comparison to the traditional, exclusive face-to-face approach...
  6. pmc Parent decision making for life support for extremely premature infants: from the prenatal through end-of-life period
    Teresa T Moro
    University of Illinois at Chicago, Department of Women, Children, and Family Health Science MC802, College of Nursing, 845 S Damen Avenue, Room 843, Chicago, IL 60612 7350, USA
    J Perinat Neonatal Nurs 25:52-60. 2011
    ..By understanding what factors contribute to parents' decision making, providers may be better equipped to prepare and assist parents when making life support decisions for their extremely premature infants...
  7. pmc Enacting a theory of caring to recruit and retain vulnerable participants for sensitive research
    Karen Kavanaugh
    University of Illinois at Chicago, College of Nursing, Illinois 60612 7350, USA
    Res Nurs Health 29:244-52. 2006
    ..These studies included parents who had either experienced the death of their infant or were involved in life support decisions because of potentially giving birth to an extremely premature infant (22-25 weeks gestation)...
  8. pmc Perinatal loss in low-income African American parents
    Karen 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
    ..To examine the experience of low-income, African American parents surrounding perinatal loss and to describe how other life stressors influenced the parents' responses and caring needs...
  9. ncbi request reprint An example of a successful research proposal: Part II
    Constance M Dallas
    College of Nursing, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA
    West J Nurs Res 27:210-31. 2005
  10. pmc Providing advice to parents for women at acutely high risk of periviable delivery
    William A Grobman
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 115:904-9. 2010
    ..To better understand preferred approaches that health care professionals could use when caring for parents who are at risk of giving birth to an extremely premature infant...
  11. pmc The decision-making process of genetically at-risk couples considering preimplantation genetic diagnosis: initial findings from a grounded theory study
    Patricia E Hershberger
    Department of Women, Children, and Family Health Science, University of Illinois at Chicago, 845 S Damen Avenue MC802, Room 840, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Soc Sci Med 74:1536-43. 2012
    ..Awareness of the decision-making process among genetically at-risk couples provides foundational work for understanding critical processes and aids in identifying important gaps for intervention and future research...
  12. pmc Perinatal grief in Latino parents
    Claudia Whitaker
    Clinical Faculty, Rush University College of Nursing, Chicago, IL, USA
    MCN Am J Matern Child Nurs 35:341-5. 2010
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  13. ncbi request reprint Meaningful moments
    Kathie Kobler
    Advocate Lutheran Hospital, Park Ridge, IL, and College of Nursing, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA
    MCN Am J Matern Child Nurs 32:288-95; quiz 296-7. 2007
    ..Because of the paucity of research on using rituals in perinatal and pediatric death, nurse researchers should design studies that explore the outcomes of using rituals, both in the short- and long-term, following the death...
  14. ncbi request reprint An example of a successful research proposal: part I
    Constance M Dallas
    College of Nursing, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    West J Nurs Res 27:50-72. 2005
  15. ncbi request reprint Neonatal end-of-life care: a review of the research literature
    Teresa Moro
    University of Chicago, School of Social Service Administration, IL 60612, USA
    J Perinat Neonatal Nurs 20:262-73. 2006
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  16. pmc Development of an informational web site for recruiting research participants: process, implementation, and evaluation
    Patricia E Hershberger
    Department of Women, Children, and Family Health Science, University of Illinois at Chicago, 60612, USA
    Comput Inform Nurs 29:544-51; quiz 552-3. 2011
    ..In conclusion, developing a Web site using the five-step process can facilitate recruitment...
  17. doi request reprint Stressors, resources, and stress responses in pregnant African American women: a mixed-methods pilot study
    Carmen Giurgescu
    College of Nursing, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan 48202, USA
    J Perinat Neonatal Nurs 27:81-96. 2013
    ..The findings demonstrate the importance of periodically assessing stress in African American women during pregnancy, particularly related to their support network as well as the positive supports they receive...
  18. pmc Enhancing pregnant, donor oocyte recipient women's health in the infertility clinic and beyond: a phenomenological investigation of caring behaviour
    Patricia E Hershberger
    College of Nursing and College of Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    J Clin Nurs 17:2820-8. 2008
    ..To describe pregnant, donor oocyte recipient women's perceptions of the essence of caring behaviour among nurses and other healthcare providers who they encountered in the clinic environment...
  19. ncbi request reprint Extending palliative care into pregnancy and the immediate newborn period: state of the practice of perinatal palliative care
    Lizabeth H Sumner
    Palliative Care Across the Lifespan, Vista, CA, USA
    J Perinat Neonatal Nurs 20:113-6. 2006
    ..There is also a review of current palliative care programs and a discussion of how nurses can become more involved in this much-needed area of infant care...
  20. ncbi request reprint Within-case and across-case approaches to qualitative data analysis
    Lioness Ayres
    School of Nursing, University of Wisconsin Madison, K6 250 Clinical Science Center, Madison, WI 53792 2455, USA
    Qual Health Res 13:871-83. 2003
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Research Grants4

  1. Life Support Decisions for Extremely Premature Infants
    Karen Kavanaugh; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Analysis of data will focus on summarizing each case and identifying themes within and across cases. Data from this study will be used in a subsequent intervention study. ..