The Nurse's Role in Supporting Patients and Family in Sharing Personal Accounts of Traumatic Events: A Personal Experience.

@article{DonaldsonAndersen2017TheNR,
  title={The Nurse's Role in Supporting Patients and Family in Sharing Personal Accounts of Traumatic Events: A Personal Experience.},
  author={Jill Donaldson-Andersen},
  journal={Journal of trauma nursing : the official journal of the Society of Trauma Nurses},
  year={2017},
  volume={24 2},
  pages={134-140}
}
Life-changing events unfold quickly as trauma nurses provide care for patients during the most vulnerable time of their lives. Nurses also bear the weight of simultaneously caring and providing emotional support for the families of trauma victims. Trauma nurses have a profound responsibility to assist patients and families through this process, as well as having a unique opportunity to encourage families to share their personal stories and experiences. On occasion, some high-profile traumas… CONTINUE READING
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