Published Text Book Chapters:
Upcoming text book chapter:
Optimising Prenatal Support of the Mother and Family
May 2019, 4th Edition of Anderson’s Pediatric Cardiology; Editors: Gil Wernovsky & James S. Tweddell & Kumar Krishna & Kathleen A. Mussato & Andrew Redington. Chapter co-authors Angela McBrien, Lisa K Hornberger and Debbie Hilton-Kamm
This chapter provides important information for physicians and other medical personnel when providing care to mothers expecting a child with a congenital heart defect. It provides insight and practical advice on how practitioners can more effectively communicate with, and provide care for parents during this extremely stressful time. For more information, see the publisher website.
Published book chapter:
Hilton-Kamm, D, and Haskell, H. (2015). In P.R. Barach, J.P. Jacobs, S.E. Lipshultz, P.C. Laussen (eds.) Pediatric and Congenital Cardiac Care: Volume 1: Outcomes Analysis. (pp. 491-505). London: Springer-Verlag, doi: 10.1007/978-1-4471-6587-3_37
In 2014, Debbie was asked to co-author a book chapter outlining how parents get information on their child's heart condition and surgeries. In the U.S., data regarding pediatric heart surgeries is hard to come by, as there is no mandated outcomes reporting as there is for adult (acquired heart disease) surgeries.Co-authored with Helen Haskell, founder of Mothers Against Medical Error, this chapter outlines the difficulties parents have in finding objective, and accurate information regarding life-saving heart surgeries for their children.
Perceptions of survival and life expectancy impacted by termination counseling for parents receiving a prenatal diagnosis of Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome. (Abstract F39) Factors associated with parents' perceptions when receiving their child’s diagnosis of hypoplastic left heart syndrome. (Abstract F40) Hilton-Kamm D, Sklansky M, Chang RK. World Journal for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery. Vol. 2, No. 1. Abstracts from Cardiology 2011, 139-192. Poster presentation presented at: Cardiology 2011, Scottsdale, AZ.
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