Trialling a shaken baby syndrome prevention programme in the Auckland District Health Board

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dc.contributor.author Kelly, Niall en
dc.contributor.author Wilson, K en
dc.contributor.author Mowjood, A en
dc.contributor.author Friedman, J en
dc.contributor.author Reid, P en
dc.date.accessioned 2016-10-13T03:15:19Z en
dc.date.issued 2016-02-19 en
dc.identifier.citation New Zealand Medical Journal, 2016, 129(1430), pp. 39-50 en
dc.identifier.issn 0028-8446 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2292/30730 en
dc.description.abstract Aim: To describe and evaluate a shaken baby prevention programme trialled in the Auckland District Health Board from January 2010, to December 2011. Method: Development and implementation of the programme, telephone survey of a sample of caregivers and written survey of a sample of providers. Results: At least 2,592 caregivers received the trial programme. 150 (6%) were surveyed by telephone a median of 6 weeks later. 128 (85%) remembered at least one key message, unprompted; most commonly "It's OK to walk away" (94/150, 63%). When asked, 92% had made a plan for what to do when frustrated and 63% had shared the information with others. Only 98/150 (65%) watched the programme DVD. Many said they already knew about the risks of shaking a baby, but still found the programme highly relevant. Thirty-one nurses were surveyed. There was a high degree of agreement that the programme was relevant. Barriers to programme delivery included time, workload and the documentation required. Conclusion: A shaken baby prevention programme adapted to New Zealand can be introduced in a District Health Board and is acceptable to caregivers and health professionals. Further research is needed to evaluate the content, mode of delivery and effectiveness of this programme. en
dc.description.uri http://www.nzma.org.nz/journal en
dc.publisher New Zealand Medical Association en
dc.relation.ispartofseries New Zealand Medical Journal en
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dc.subject Humans en
dc.subject Shaken Baby Syndrome en
dc.subject Program Evaluation en
dc.subject Attitude of Health Personnel en
dc.subject Crying en
dc.subject Fathers en
dc.subject Mothers en
dc.subject Health Education en
dc.subject Videodisc Recording en
dc.subject Adolescent en
dc.subject Adult en
dc.subject Middle Aged en
dc.subject Infant en
dc.subject Nurses en
dc.subject Intensive Care Units, Neonatal en
dc.subject Program Development en
dc.subject New Zealand en
dc.subject Female en
dc.subject Male en
dc.subject Young Adult en
dc.title Trialling a shaken baby syndrome prevention programme in the Auckland District Health Board en
dc.type Journal Article en
pubs.issue 1430 en
pubs.begin-page 39 en
pubs.volume 129 en
dc.rights.holder Copyright: New Zealand Medical Association en
dc.identifier.pmid 26914421 en
pubs.author-url http://www.nzma.org.nz/journal/read-the-journal/all-issues/2010-2019/2016/vol-129-no-1430-19-february-2016/6814 en
pubs.end-page 50 en
pubs.publication-status Published en
dc.rights.accessrights http://purl.org/eprint/accessRights/RestrictedAccess en
pubs.subtype Article en
pubs.elements-id 524166 en
dc.identifier.eissn 1175-8716 en
pubs.record-created-at-source-date 2016-10-13 en
pubs.dimensions-id 26914421 en


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