Paediatric day care surgery increased parental participation reduces costs

Inger Hallström, Anders Norlund, Gerhard Malmfors

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Abstract

In this paper, the marginal or incremental consequences of increased parental participation in a day-care surgery unit are analysed. Information about the parental role and instruction concer treatment caused parents to assume a greater share of their child's postoperative care. This advantages for the involved participants. Children and their parents spent a shorter time at the attributable to nursing care were consequently reduced by 11%.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)247-249
JournalEuropean Journal of Public Health
Volume3
Issue number8
Publication statusPublished - 1998

Bibliographical note

The information about affiliations in this record was updated in December 2015.
The record was previously connected to the following departments: Paediatrics (Lund) (013002000), Division of Nursing (Closed 2012) (013065000)

Subject classification (UKÄ)

  • Public Health, Global Health, Social Medicine and Epidemiology

Keywords

  • day care surgery
  • cost-effectiveness
  • child
  • information
  • parental partice

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