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Clinical Practice Guideline: Family Presence During Invasive Procedures and Resuscitation

  title={Clinical Practice Guideline: Family Presence During Invasive Procedures and Resuscitation},
  author={Lisa Adams Wolf and Andrew J. Storer and Susan Barnason and Vicki C. Patrick and Jean A. Proehl},
Revised by the 2012 ENA Emergency Nursing Resources Development Committee: Lisa Wolf, PhD, RN, CEN, FAEN, Director, ENA Institute for Emergency Nursing Research Andrew Storer, DNP, RN, ACNP, CRNP, FNP Susan Barnason, PhD, RN, APRN-CNS, CEN, CCRN, FAAN Carla Brim, MN, RN, CEN, CNS Judith Halpern, MS, RN, APRN Sherry Leviner, MSN, RN, CEN Cathleen Lindauer, MSN, RN, CEN Vicki C. Patrick, MS, RN, SRPN, ACNP, CEN, FAEN Jean A. Proehl, MN, RN, CEN, CPEN, FAEN Jennifer Williams, MSN, RN, CEN, CCRN… 
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