Establishing an action research group to explore family-focused nursing in the intensive care unit.

@article{Coyer2007EstablishingAA,
  title={Establishing an action research group to explore family-focused nursing in the intensive care unit.},
  author={Fiona Coyer and Mary Courtney and Judy O'Sullivan},
  journal={International journal of nursing practice},
  year={2007},
  volume={13 1},
  pages={14-23}
}
This paper presents the first phase of a four-phase collaborative action research study which aimed to facilitate family-focused nursing in the intensive care environment. The purpose of phase one was to determine intensive care nurses' perceptions of family-focused critical care nursing and the appropriateness of family-focused nursing in the intensive care unit. A collaborative action research group was established with six registered nurses working in the intensive care unit of a… CONTINUE READING