Decreasing Parental Stress in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit

Aldridge, Michael D.
December 2005
Critical Care Nurse;Dec2005, Vol. 25 Issue 6, p40
Academic Journal
Examines the common needs and stressors of parents in the pediatric intensive care unit (PICU) and the interventions that may reduce parental stress. Comparison of the perception of parents with nurses in regards to what is stressful about having a child in the PICU; Significance of family care conferences in the intervention of parental stress; Practical strategies for PICU in promoting family-centered care more effectively.


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