Supporting families through discharge from PICU to the ward: the development and evaluation of a discharge information brochure for families.

@article{Linton2008SupportingFT,
  title={Supporting families through discharge from PICU to the ward: the development and evaluation of a discharge information brochure for families.},
  author={Sophie Linton and Chelsea Grant and Juliet Pellegrini},
  journal={Intensive & critical care nursing},
  year={2008},
  volume={24 6},
  pages={329-37}
}
INTRODUCTION Discharge from paediatric ICU and transfer to the ward can evoke fear and anxiety. Along with the introduction of the ICU liaison nurse role, the literature suggests that the provision of written information has the greatest potential to reduce transfer anxiety. This paper will discuss the issues associated with discharge from a paediatric ICU, the process of identifying the information needs of families, the development of a written brochure and evaluation of the brochure in… CONTINUE READING

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