Turkish Neonatal Nurses' Knowledge and Practices Regarding the Transition to Oral Feeding in Preterm Infants: A Descriptive, Cross-sectional Study

Girgin B. A., GÖZEN D.

JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC NURSING-NURSING CARE OF CHILDREN & FAMILIES, vol.53, 2020 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier


Purpose: Neonatal nurses play an important role in preterm infants' safe and successful transition to oral feeding. Little is known about neonatal nurses' knowledge and practices regarding the transition to oral feeding in pre - term infants. The aim of this study was to determine neonatal nurses' knowledge levels and clinical practices re- lated to the process of transitioning preterm infants to oral feeding.