An integrative review finds that a number of nurses still fail to model proper safe sleep practices for infants in hospitals and examines why, according to Medscape.

Unfortunately, either from a lack of awareness or understanding of safe sleep recommendations, or from disagreement with the recommendations themselves, a significant proportion of nurses still fail to model appropriate safe sleep practices in the hospital setting.[4-8] To examine this phenomenon more closely, Patton and colleagues conducted an integrative review of the literature published between 1999 and 2013, focusing on the years before and after the release of the AAP’s 2011 expanded safe sleep recommendations, to determine whether these recommendations were temporally associated with a change in knowledge and practice among neonatal nurses.

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