TITLE

Support Groups Facilitated by Families of Former Patients: Creating Family-Inclusive Critical Care Units

AUTHOR(S)
Sacco, Tara L.; Stapleton, Michael F.; Ingersoll, Gail L.
PUB. DATE
June 2009
SOURCE
Critical Care Nurse;Jun2009, Vol. 29 Issue 3, p36
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses a support group created by nurses for families of patients in the burn trauma intensive care unit of Strong Memorial Hospital. Family members of former patients contributed by addressing care delivery issues and sharing their experiences. The structure of the support group sessions and the results of an evaluation of the sessions are discussed.
ACCESSION #
40835703

 

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