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ICU Management

Volume 18 - Issue 1, 2018

2018 16 Mar

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ICU Management

Establishing a relationship of trust and care

2018 16 Mar

The chaplain is a resource of ethically competent support and a compassionate caring presence for patients, families and ICU staff. An admission to the intensive care unit (ICU) is often a traumatic experience for both patients and families. Although members of the critical care team are specially trained to provide care and treatment requiring... Read more

ICU Management

Spirituality and Physician-Family Meetings in the ICU

2015 31 Aug

While religious or spiritual concerns are discussed during family meetings in intensive care units, healthcare professionals only rarely explore the patient’s or family’s religious or spiritual ideas. The finding, reported in JAMA Internal Medicine , suggests that understanding how often such discussions take place — and what characterises them — is... Read more