TITLE

Family-Centered Care: Meeting the Needs of Patients' Families and Helping Families Adapt to Critical Illness

AUTHOR(S)
Davidson, Judy E.
PUB. DATE
June 2009
SOURCE
Critical Care Nurse;Jun2009, Vol. 29 Issue 3, p28
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses family-centered care for families of patients with critical illness. Studies that measured adverse psychological outcomes, such as anxiety, depression, and posttraumatic stress disorder in family members are discussed. The results of a literature search of interventions to decrease adverse psychological outcomes are presented. Interventions included structured programs of education and family conferencing.
ACCESSION #
40835702

 

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