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Kangaroo mother care.

Authors

Bailey S1.
Author information
  • 1Department of Anaesthesia, Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust, Maidstone Hospital, Maidstone, UK. sgbailey@doctors.org.uk

Journal

Br J Hosp Med (Lond). 2012 May;73(5):278-81.

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Abstract

Kangaroo mother care is a safe, simple method to care for low birth weight infants. This article looks at its origins, what is involved in kangaroo mother care and reviews the evidence for improved outcomes resulting from its implementation.

PMID

22585327 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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