Family-Centered Critical Care: A Practical Approach to Making It Happen
- Sandra Hamilton. Wilson, Amy // Money;Fall2003, Vol. 32 Issue 11, p60
Focuses on Sandra Hamilton, a nurse practitioner in a family clinic in New Mexico. How Hamilton delivers much of the care that many expect to get from a traditional M.D.; Ability to spend a lot of time with patients; Comments of Hamilton; Career background; Income.
- Maintaining Family Connectedness In Long-Term Care. Logue, Rebecca McGarry // Journal of Gerontological Nursing;Jun2003, Vol. 29 Issue 6, p24
The decision to place a relative in a long-term care institution is one of the most difficult processes families can go through. Family members often experience conflicting feelings of stress, shock, anxiety, fear, resistance, and guilt. In addition, many individuals, regardless of the amount of...
- Care for the carers. Stockbridge, Julie // Emergency Nurse;Nov2004, Vol. 12 Issue 7, p10
Relates an experience in nursing a mother with cancer at a hospice care. Health condition of the mother with cancer of the buccal mucosa; Impact of the diagnosis on the family; Support received from the hospice's clinical team and staff; Influence of the mother's illness on the decision to...
- Assessment. Baskerville, Arthur // Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine;Nov2004, Vol. 97 Issue 11, p547
The article discusses the author's experience of caring his father who has urinary incontinence. He shares about their sleepless nights together with his mom only to change those wet beddings of his dad. Under such circumstances, they had contacted private nurses to care for his 92-year-old dad....
- TAKE ACTION. Lamb, Yanick Rice // Essence (Essence);Feb2002, Vol. 32 Issue 10, p60
Offers tips on taking care of an ill or disabled family member.
- Challenges to Integrating the Family in Family Nurse Practitioner Education. Chesla, Catherine A. // Families, Systems & Health: The Journal of Collaborative Family ;Summer2002, Vol. 20 Issue 2, p149
Discusses challenges to integrating the family in family nurse practitioner education in the United States. Relationship between social science and patient care; Definition of the psychosocial role of the family nurse practitioner; Integration and transformation of the clinical method.
- Evaluating and Improving the Practice of Family-Centered Care. Hanson, Janice L.; Randall, Virginia F. // Pediatric Nursing;Jul/Aug99, Vol. 25 Issue 4, p445
Presents information on a study which focused on the evaluation and improvement of the practice of family-centered care in the United States. Reasons to do evaluation; Purpose of the efforts to evaluate family-centered nursing practices; Principles to guide evaluation of family-centered care...
- Tamara Matthews. Powe, Michael J. // Money;Fall2003, Vol. 32 Issue 11, p69
Focuses on Tamara Matthews of Baltimore, Maryland, a nurse who works for better care and lower costs. Her job working with women with high-risk pregnancies; Focus on the concepts of cost cutting and quality care; Comments of Matthews.
- Field guide urges better, more inclusive hospital care for LGBT patients. // Empty Closet;Dec2011/Jan2012, Issue 452, p4A
The article reports that a field guide on LGBT patient-centered care entitled "Advancing Effective Communication, Cultural Competence, and Patient- and Family-Centered Care for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Community" was released by the Joint Commission on November 8, 2011.