Family Presence During Pediatric Resuscitation: A Focus on Staff
- Should family members be permitted to stay in the room during a code? // RN;Dec2006, Vol. 69 Issue 12, p19
The article presents the views of several nurses in the U.S. on the issue of permitting family members inside the patients room during a code. Cynthia Gresham of Aurora Illinois believes that family members should be permitted because it may be the last time the family will be with their loved...
- Should relatives be allowed to watch resuscitation? Adams, Sarah; Whitlock, Michael; Higgs, Roger; Bloomfield, Peter; Baskett, Peter J.F. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);6/25/94, Vol. 308 Issue 6945, p1687
Comments on the wish of Sarah Adams to be present during resuscitation of brother in London. Difficulty to cope with death of relatives; Perspective of doctors on presence of relatives during resuscitation of patients; Accommodation of the wish of relatives.
- When and how to discuss "do not resuscitate" decisions with patients. Etheridge, Zac; Gatland, Emma // BMJ: British Medical Journal;6/27/2015, Vol. 350 Issue 8014, ph2640
The article discusses the court case Tracey v. Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust in England on do not attempt cardiopulmonary resuscitation (DNACPR) orders. Topics include the right to a private and family life under the European Convention of Human Rights, the need to involve...
- Communication vital when patients are critically ill. Sprinks, Jennifer // Learning Disability Practice;Nov2014, Vol. 17 Issue 9, p10
The article discusses the importance of effective communication to inform family members about the do-not-attempt resuscitation (DANR) order of patients. Topics covered include the significance of advance care planning to practice good clinical care on patients who have high risk of...
- Family presence during cardiopulmonary resuscitation: who should decide? Lederman, Zohar; Garasic, Mirko; Piperberg, Michelle // Journal of Medical Ethics;May2014, Vol. 40 Issue 5, p315
Whether to allow the presence of family members during cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) has been a highly contentious topic in recent years. Even though a great deal of evidence and professional guidelines support the option of family presence during resuscitation (FPDR), many healthcare...
- Honoring the Patient and the Family: When the Family Refuses DNR. Maria Bun-Ching Lee // Care Management Journals;Summer2012, Vol. 13 Issue 2, p63
The article offers the author's insights on what medical personnel must do if their patients and its family wanted the choice of Do Not Resuscitate (DNR). The author mentions the case of her patient, a Chinese elder, who wanted to ensure that he will die in his house with his family. He argues...
- Editorial. Randall, Fiona // Palliative Medicine;Nov2001, Vol. 15 Issue 6, p449
Editorial. Comments on the duties of doctors and choices of patients on the guidance on resuscitation. Causes of anxiety among specialists in palliative care; Risk of cardiopulmonary arrest; Importance of decision making on resuscitation.
- Barbara's resuscitation dilemma. // RN;May79, Vol. 42 Issue 5, p105
Presents a cross section of the answers received about the problem of a staff member who is worried about the do not resuscitate orders that occasionally turn up on patients' Kardexes.
- Monitoring resuscitation. Skinner, David V. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);6/17/89, Vol. 298 Issue 6688, p1597
Focuses on the management for monitoring resuscitation in Great Britain. Difficulty in deciding the period for the treatment; Importance of monitoring the effectiveness of efforts at resuscitation; Method used to monitor circulation; Factors to consider in deciding whether to abandon a...