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[Information and quality of care in a pediatric intensive care unit. Parents' opinion].

  title={[Information and quality of care in a pediatric intensive care unit. Parents' opinion].},
  author={A. Rodr{\'i}guez N{\'u}{\~n}ez and P. C. Crespo Su{\'a}rez and C. Martins de Oliveira Pereira Caldas and M. P. P{\'e}rez Rodr{\'i}guez and F. Martin{\'o}n Torres and J. M. Martin{\'o}n S{\'a}nchez},
  journal={Anales de pediatria},
  volume={61 3},
OBJECTIVE To identify parents' opinion of the quality of medical information and the quality of care in a pediatric intensive care unit (PICU). MATERIAL Y METHOD: We designed a structured survey to gather data on the characteristics of information given to parents, parents' dealings with the unit's staff and resources for parents. This survey was carried out by means of personal direct interviews with the parents of 61 children admitted to our PICU from November 2003 to March 2003. RESULTS… Expand
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Parental presence and visiting policies in Italian pediatric intensive care units: A national survey*
  • A. Giannini, G. Miccinesi
  • Medicine
  • Pediatric critical care medicine : a journal of the Society of Critical Care Medicine and the World Federation of Pediatric Intensive and Critical Care Societies
  • 2011
In Italian PICUs, there is a marked tendency to apply restrictive visiting policies, not to allow parents 24-hr access at bedside, and to limit the presence of parents during procedures and cardiopulmonary resuscitation. Expand