Patient and Family Experience in the ICU, An Issue of Critical Care Nursing Clinics of North America
In collaboration with Consulting Editor, Dr. Cynthia Bautista, Dr. Judy Davidson has put together a comprehensive issue on family and patient experience in the ICU. Expert authors have contributed clinical review articles on the following topics: Humanizing Intensive Care: From Theory to Practice; FiCare; Patient's Own Pets in the ICU; Sleep in the ICU; Implementation of a Patient and Family-Centered ICU Peer Support Program at a Veterans Affairs Hospital; Understanding the Experiences of Patients and Families in the ICU: More than Engagement; Implementing a Patient and Family Communication Bundle in the ICU; Integrating Primary Palliative Care into the ICU: The Critical Care Nurse Communicator Program; Bereavement Care in the Adult ICU: Directions for Practice; A review on the Use of Diaries; Supporting Families of Patients with Rare or Unusual Critical Illnesses; and Meeting the Special Needs of Families of CTICU patients. Readers will come away with the information they need to improve family and patients experiences in the ICU.
|Author Information||Edited by Judy E Davidson, DNP, RN, FCCM, FAAN, EBP/Research Nurse Liaison|