Embrace Hope: An End-of-Life Intervention to Support Neurological Critical Care Patients and Their Families
- Life Review in Critical Care: Possibilities at the End of Life. Jenko, Mimi; Gonzalez, Leah; Alley, Paul // Critical Care Nurse;Feb2010, Vol. 30 Issue 1, p17
The article discusses the significance of life review in critical care. It notes that life review could be used to provide emotional and spiritual support to dying critical care patients as well as their families. The therapeutic use of life review provides nurses with a framework for clinical...
- End-of-Life Care in the Critical Care Unit for Patients With Heart Failure. Wingate, Sue; Wiegand, Debra Lynn-McHale // Critical Care Nurse;Apr2008, Vol. 28 Issue 2, p84
The article discusses how critical care nurses can help hospitalized patients with advanced heart failure and their families at the patients' end of life. It states that acute decompensated heart failure (ADHF) is characterized by worsening renal function and persistent neurohormonal activation....
- THE CARE DURING TERMINAL PROCESS IN INTENSIVE THERAPY UNITS. Castro Santos, Edilene; Rodrigues Feijão, Alexsandra; Paiva de Menezes, Rejane Maria // Journal of Nursing UFPE / Revista de Enfermagem UFPE;ago2014, Vol. 8 Issue 8, p2915
No abstract available.
- A Blue Shell. Burger, Kristina J.; Watson, Linda // Critical Care Nurse;Jun2014, Vol. 34 Issue 3, p86
The article describes the Blue Shell Program at All Children's Hospital in St. Petersburg, Florida. The program reportedly supports the philosophy of patient- and family-centered care as well as staff needs during end-of-life-situations. Bedside nurses point out that unexpected interruptions by...
- EB61: Butterfly Bundle. Vanwagenen, Kimberly; Duffy, Amy; Williamson, Elaina; Brinza, Mike // Critical Care Nurse;Apr2011, Vol. 31 Issue 2, pe18
No abstract available.
- EB61 End-of-Life Program in the Intensive Care Unit, Modeled From AACN's 7 Domains of Care. // Critical Care Nurse;Apr2012, Vol. 32 Issue 2, pe36
An abstract of the article "End-of-Life Program in the Intensive Care Unit, Modeled From AACN's 7 Domains of Care," by Brooke Baitch, Jennifer Bonifacio, Jennifer Labanca and Vivian Norman is presented.
- NURSES' EXPERIENCES BEFORE THE DEATH AT THE NEONATAL INTENSIVE CARE UNIT. Katiúscia Vergutz Diel, Paula; Calcagno Gomes, Giovana; Modernel Xavier, Daiani; Dos Santos Salvador, Marli; Minasi De Oliveira, Stella // Journal of Nursing UFPE / Revista de Enfermagem UFPE;Apr2013, Vol. 7 Issue 4, p1081
Objective: to know the nurses' experiences regarding the process of death / dying of the child admitted to the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. Method: it is a descriptive study, with qualitative approach and content analysis. Data collection was performed by semi-structured interviews, which were...
- SESSION 2: END-OF-LIFE CARE: Is the ICU a proper place for end-of-life care? // CONNECT: The World of Critical Care Nursing;2011, Vol. 8 Issue 2, p36
An abstract of the article "Is the ICU a proper place for end-of-life care?," by Isabell Fridh is presented.
- Effect of intensive care environment on family and patient satisfaction: a before-after study. Jongerden, Irene; Slooter, Arjen; Peelen, Linda; Wessels, Hester; Ram, Colette; Kesecioglu, Jozef; Schneider, Margriet; Dijk, Diederik // Intensive Care Medicine;Sep2013, Vol. 39 Issue 9, p1626
Purpose: To determine to what extent intensive care unit environment affects family and patient satisfaction. Methods: A before-after study was performed in one university hospital in The Netherlands, 2 months before and 2 months after the migration of an intensive care unit (ICU) with multiple...