Affiliation: University of Illinois at Chicago
- Social support following perinatal lossKaren Kavanaugh
University of Illinois at Chicago College of Nursing, Chicago, IL 60612 7350, USA
J Fam Nurs 10:70-92. 2004..Parents received emotional support most frequently. Findings from the current study provide data for health care professionals to use to provide guidance to family and friends of bereaved parents...
- How nurses assist parents regarding life support decisions for extremely premature infantsKaren 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...
- Supporting parents' decision making surrounding the anticipated birth of an extremely premature infantKaren 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...
- Developing a blended course on dying, loss, and griefKaren 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...
- Supporting parents after stillbirth or newborn death: There is much that nurses can doKaren Kavanaugh
Department of Maternal Child Nursing, University of Illinois, Chicago College of Nursing, USA
Am J Nurs 106:74-9. 2006
- 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...
- Enacting a theory of caring to recruit and retain vulnerable participants for sensitive researchKaren 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)...
- Parent decision making for life support for extremely premature infants: from the prenatal through end-of-life periodTeresa 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...
- 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..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...
- Providing advice to parents for women at acutely high risk of periviable deliveryWilliam 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...
- An example of a successful research proposal: Part IIConstance M Dallas
College of Nursing, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA
West J Nurs Res 27:210-31. 2005
- The decision-making process of genetically at-risk couples considering preimplantation genetic diagnosis: initial findings from a grounded theory studyPatricia 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...
- Perinatal grief in Latino parentsClaudia Whitaker
Clinical Faculty, Rush University College of Nursing, Chicago, IL, USA
MCN Am J Matern Child Nurs 35:341-5. 2010....
- Meaningful momentsKathie 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...
- An example of a successful research proposal: part IConstance M Dallas
College of Nursing, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
West J Nurs Res 27:50-72. 2005
- Neonatal end-of-life care: a review of the research literatureTeresa Moro
University of Chicago, School of Social Service Administration, IL 60612, USA
J Perinat Neonatal Nurs 20:262-73. 2006....
- Development of an informational web site for recruiting research participants: process, implementation, and evaluationPatricia 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...
- Conducting research with end-of-life populations: overcoming recruitment challenges when working with clinical agenciesDena J Fischer
University of Illinois at Chicago, College of Dentistry, Chicago, IL 60612 7213, USA
Appl Nurs Res 25:258-63. 2012..The purposes of this article were to describe recruitment challenges in EOL research when collaborating with different types of clinical agencies and to discuss strategies that are being used to overcome these recruitment issues...
- Stressors, resources, and stress responses in pregnant African American women: a mixed-methods pilot studyCarmen 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...
- Enhancing pregnant, donor oocyte recipient women's health in the infertility clinic and beyond: a phenomenological investigation of caring behaviourPatricia 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...
- Extending palliative care into pregnancy and the immediate newborn period: state of the practice of perinatal palliative careLizabeth 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...
- Within-case and across-case approaches to qualitative data analysisLioness 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....
- Life Support Decisions for Extremely Premature InfantsKaren 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. ..