TITLE

HANDING OFF CRITICALLY ILL PATIENTS TO FAMILY CAREGIVERS: WHAT ARE YOUR BEST PRACTICES?

AUTHOR(S)
Alspach, Grif
PUB. DATE
June 2009
SOURCE
Critical Care Nurse;Jun2009, Vol. 29 Issue 3, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The article discusses issues pertaining to family caregivers of critically ill patients. Profiles of family caregivers and family care recipients are presented. Health conditions that precipitate the need for a family caregiver are examined. Types of care provided by family caregivers are discussed. The emotional and physical impact of caregiving is examined. A table of resources from the National Family Caregivers Association is also included.
ACCESSION #
40835700

 

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