Family-centred care in the paediatric intensive care unit: an integrative review of the literature.

@article{Butler2014FamilycentredCI,
  title={Family-centred care in the paediatric intensive care unit: an integrative review of the literature.},
  author={Ashleigh E Butler and Beverley Copnell and Georgina A P Willetts},
  journal={Journal of clinical nursing},
  year={2014},
  volume={23 15-16},
  pages={2086-99}
}
AIMS AND OBJECTIVES To review extant research on family-centred care in a paediatric intensive care environment and identify gaps in the literature. BACKGROUND Family-centred care is currently a core concept in paediatric nursing, focusing on the premise that families are central to a child's well-being, and as such, should be included as equal members of the child's healthcare team. Due to the nature of critical care, family-centred care may be challenging to implement and maintain. DESIGN… CONTINUE READING

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