Care of children and families in the CICU: A focus on their developmental, psychosocial, and spiritual needs.

@article{Desai2002CareOC,
  title={Care of children and families in the CICU: A focus on their developmental, psychosocial, and spiritual needs.},
  author={Priti P P Desai and Jodie B Ng and Susan K. Bryant},
  journal={Critical care nursing quarterly},
  year={2002},
  volume={25 3},
  pages={
          88-97
        }
}
The staff of Patient and Family Support Services oversees the developmental, psychosocial, and spiritual care of the child in the cardiac intensive care unit. Staff collaborate with medical team members, as well as the patient's family, to promote holistic care. This article describes the roles and responsibilities of the child life specialist, the social worker, and the chaplain and identifies discipline-specific assessment techniques and interventions. The article highlights identified needs… CONTINUE READING
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