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The role of nurses in parental participation in the pain care of infants in Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

About this project

Project information

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Mats Eriksson

Research subject

The goal of the study is to gain an understanding of how nurses may facilitate or impede parent participation and ultimately to find ways to more efficiently implement interventions increasing parental involvement and consequently improve infant pain care and family outcomes in NICU

Research groups


  • Anna Axelin, University of Turku
  • Anna Korhonen, Oulu University Hospital
  • Liisa Lehtonen, University of Turku, Finland
  • Linda S Franck, University of California, San Francisco, USA
  • Tarja Pölki, University of Oulu, Finland