Strategies to meet the needs of families of critically ill patients

Vickie A Miracle
Dimensions of Critical Care Nursing: DCCN 2006, 25 (3): 121-5
Much research has been conducted to identify the needs of families of critically ill patients. Now is the time to develop and test various strategies to meet those needs. This article gives an overview of the identified needs of family members and potential strategies critical care nurses can use to meet these needs.


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