Parent's involvement in decisions when their child is admitted to hospital with suspected shunt malfunction: study protocol

Joanna Smith, Francine Cheater, John Chatwin, Hilary Bekker

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    This paper outlines the protocol for a study aimed at exploring parent's involvement during professional-parent interactions and decisions about their child's care in the context of suspected shunt malfunction.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)2198-207
    Number of pages10
    JournalJournal of Advanced Nursing
    Issue number10
    Early online date11 Sep 2009
    Publication statusPublished - Oct 2009


    • Attitude of Health Personnel
    • Attitude to Health
    • Cerebrospinal Fluid Shunts
    • Child
    • Chronic Disease
    • Decision Making
    • Equipment Failure
    • Great Britain
    • Health Policy
    • Hospitalization
    • Humans
    • Hydrocephalus
    • Interviews as Topic
    • Parents
    • Patient Selection
    • Professional-Family Relations
    • Prospective Studies
    • Qualitative Research
    • Research Design

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