Embrace Hope: An End-of-Life Intervention to Support Neurological Critical Care Patients and Their Families

Yeager, Susan; Doust, Carol; Epting, Sharon; Iannantuono, Britney; Indian, Catherine; Lenhart, Betsy; Manche, Diane; Morris, Marilyn; Newton, Bill; Ortman, Lisa; Young, Katherine; Thomas, Kimberly
February 2010
Critical Care Nurse;Feb2010, Vol. 30 Issue 1, p47
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the use of end-of-life intervention to support neurological critical care patients and their families. Accordingly, families faced rapid processing of illness with little time to realize that their loved one is going to die due to the acute nature of most neurological events. It cites the embrace hope as a structured multidisciplinary delineation of end-of-life interactions that include educational and support information to be received after the patient's death.


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