Search Tag: family-centred care

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Caring for children in the PICU

2019 30 May

From novel technology to family-centred care: new challenges for old needs Challenges and opportunities to improve care and practice in the PICU. “Martin, 2 years old. Sepsis and pneumoniae. High monitoring systems and modern therapies. A nurse is talking to his parents. A smile and a kind gesture help them in this overwhelming... Read more

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Patient/family-centred care: communication is key

2018 27 Jun

Among critically ill patients and their surrogates, a family-support intervention delivered by the interprofessional ICU team did not significantly affect the surrogates’ burden of psychological symptoms, according to results of the PARTNER trial. Researchers note, however, that the surrogates’ ratings of the quality of communication and the patient-... Read more

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LIVES 2017: The patient is at the centre

2017 05 Oct

“Keeping the patient at the centre of everything we do” was the key message from the U.S. Society of Critical Care Medicine President, Ruth Kleinpell, PhD, RN, FCCM, who reinforced the increased focus on patient- and family-centred care in a presentation to the European Society of Intensive Care Medicine’s 3oth annual congress, which met in... Read more

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New Guidelines for Promoting Family-centred Care in ICU

2017 24 Jan

A new set of evidence-based guidelines for promoting family-centred care in neonatal, paediatric, and adult ICUs has been introduced at this year's Society of Critical Care Medicine's (SCCM) 46th Critical Care Congress. The guidelines, as well as supporting work tools, are now available on the SCCM and Critical Care Medicine websites. See Also... Read more