Family-Centered Nursing Care of the Perinatally Infected Mother and Child Living with HIV Infection

Title

Family-Centered Nursing Care of the Perinatally Infected Mother and Child Living with HIV Infection

Creator

Weglarz M; Boland M

Publisher

Journal for Specialists in Pediatric Nursing

Date

2005

Subject

PedPal Lit

Description

ISSUES AND PURPOSE. The cohort of children with perinatally transmitted human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection is now entering young adulthood. One issue for nurses caring for this group living with a treatable chronic illness is the need to provide services that both prevent mother-to-child transmission and support antiretroviral (ARV) treatment. Using a case composite, this article describes the care of the perinatally HIV-infected woman and her child with HIV infection. CONCLUSION. A multigenerational family-centered nursing approach to HIV care both facilitated a mother accepting care and treatment for herself and her child and improved the adherence of the family to their individual ARV treatment regimens. PRACTICE IMPLICATIONS. Care of the family with multigenerational perinatally transmitted HIV infection requires that nurses build on their expertise in chronic illness, expand their interventions, and remain flexible.
2005

Rights

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Type

Journal Article

Citation List Month

Backlog

Pages

161-70

Issue

4

Volume

10

Citation

Weglarz M; Boland M, “Family-Centered Nursing Care of the Perinatally Infected Mother and Child Living with HIV Infection,” Pediatric Palliative Care Library, accessed October 16, 2021, https://pedpalascnetlibrary.omeka.net/items/show/13439.

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