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Action Items For Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Deanna J. Attai Oct 2020

Action Items For Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Deanna J. Attai

Journal of Patient-Centered Research and Reviews

This special issue introduction provides a brief history of Breast Cancer Awareness Month and focuses on patient populations often omitted from annual marketing campaigns. The importance of research is emphasized as a means to improve the outcomes of people with metastatic breast cancer and male breast cancer as well as to address health care inequities related to breast cancer diagnosis and treatment.


External Barriers For Including Parents Of Preterm Infants In A Randomised Clinical Trial In The Neonatal Intensive Care Unit In Sweden: A Descriptive Study, Evalotte Mörelius, Emma Olsson, Charlotte Sahlén Helmer, Ylva Thernström Blomqvist, Charlotte Angelhoff Jan 2020

External Barriers For Including Parents Of Preterm Infants In A Randomised Clinical Trial In The Neonatal Intensive Care Unit In Sweden: A Descriptive Study, Evalotte Mörelius, Emma Olsson, Charlotte Sahlén Helmer, Ylva Thernström Blomqvist, Charlotte Angelhoff

Research outputs 2014 to 2021

© Author(s) (or their employer(s)) 2020. Objectives Performing randomised controlled trials (RCTs) in neonatal intensive care is challenging in many ways. While restrictive inclusion criteria or busy study protocols are obvious barriers, external barriers leading to termination of a study are seldom discussed. The aim of this study was to describe barriers for inclusion of families in neonatal intensive care in an RCT aiming to evaluate the effects of continuous skin-to-skin contact on mood and sleep quality in parents of preterm infants, as well as the quality of parent-infant interaction and salivary cortisol concentrations at the time of discharge. Design …