Nurse-patient interaction in the intensive care unit.

@article{Salyer1985NursepatientII,
  title={Nurse-patient interaction in the intensive care unit.},
  author={Jeanne Salyer and Brad Stuart},
  journal={Heart & lung : the journal of critical care},
  year={1985},
  volume={14 1},
  pages={20-4}
}
Patients in the ICU, especially those who are unable to communicate verbally, need sensitive and individualized communication to prevent feelings of isolation and alienation and to promote continued socialization throughout their hospitalization and return to the community. The results of this study indicate that the quality and effect of the interactions between nurses and intubated patients in the ICU require further study to delineate the factors that contribute to the effective or… CONTINUE READING

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