ERIC Number: EJ637156
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
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Mexican Immigrant Families' Beliefs and Goals for Their Infants in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.
Denney, Maria K.; Singer, George H. S.; Singer, Joanne; Brenner, Mary E.; Okamoto, Yukari; Fredeen, Rosy M.
Journal of the Association for Persons with Severe Handicaps (JASH), v26 n3 p148-57 Fall 2001
A study of six Mexican immigrant families with infants in the neonatal intensive care unit found they had distinct caregiving beliefs and certain hospital practices were different from their beliefs and customs. Communication and cultural barriers were identified family stressors. Extended family were described as a valuable source of support. (Contains references.) (Author/CR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Note: Special Series: Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Learners: Issues and Practices.