Meeting the needs of family members of ICU patients.

  title={Meeting the needs of family members of ICU patients.},
  author={Kalie Brooke Nolen and Nancy A Warren},
  journal={Critical care nursing quarterly},
  volume={37 4},
Health care professionals have begun to view family members as an integral part of the healing process and the well-being of patients in the intensive care unit. The needs of family members may be varied, and nurses must become attuned to the family members' needs and acquire skills to direct interventions toward identifying and meeting those needs. The aim of the research study was to explore and identify the perceptions of family members' needs and to ascertain if those needs were perceived… CONTINUE READING
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