visitors to patients

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Summary: Patients' guests and rules for visiting.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Interactions between family members and staff in intensive care units--an observation and interview study
    Ing Mari Söderström
    Department of Health and Behavioural Sciences, Kalmar University, S 391 82 Kalmar, Sweden
    Int J Nurs Stud 43:707-16. 2006
  2. ncbi The process of giving information to families of critically ill patients: a field of tension
    Concha Zaforteza
    Department of Nursing and Physiotherapy, University of Balearic Islands, Spain
    Int J Nurs Stud 42:135-45. 2005
  3. ncbi What is supportive when an adult next-of-kin is in critical care?
    Ingrid Johansson
    Intensive Care Clin c, Helsingborg Hospital Co, Helsingborg, Sweden
    Nurs Crit Care 10:289-98. 2005
  4. ncbi A description of healthcare providers' perceptions of the needs of significant others in intensive care units in Norway and Sweden
    Christina Takman
    University of Oslo, Institute of Nursing and Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, P O Box 1153, Blindern, N 0318 Oslo, Norway
    Intensive Crit Care Nurs 22:228-38. 2006
  5. ncbi Family presence during CPR: a study of the experiences and opinions of Turkish critical care nurses
    A Badir
    Koc University School of Health Sciences, Guzelbahce Sok No 20, Nisantasi, Istanbul, Turkey
    Int J Nurs Stud 44:83-92. 2007
  6. ncbi Report of the National Consensus Conference on Family Presence During Pediatric Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Procedures
    Deborah Parkman Henderson
    Department of Pediatrics, David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA, Torrance, CA 90502, USA
    J Emerg Nurs 32:23-9. 2006
  7. ncbi Unmet needs of family members in the medical intensive care waiting room
    Gloria Browning
    Department of Nursing, University of Tennessee at Martin, TN 38238, USA
    Crit Care Nurs Q 29:86-95. 2006
  8. ncbi Intensive care nurses' beliefs and attitudes towards the effect of open visiting on patients, family and nurses
    Laura Marco
    Critical Care Unit, Clinica Universitaria, Pamplona, Spain
    Nurs Crit Care 11:33-41. 2006
  9. ncbi Partners in caring: a partnership for healing
    Paula Durston
    Adult Acute Care, Banner Desert Medical Center, Mesa, AZ 85202, USA
    Nurs Adm Q 30:105-11. 2006
  10. ncbi Narratives about resuscitation--family members differ about presence
    Marita Weslien
    Department of Health Sciences, Lund University, PO Box 157, SE 221 00, Lund, Sweden
    Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 5:68-74. 2006

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  1. ncbi Interactions between family members and staff in intensive care units--an observation and interview study
    Ing Mari Söderström
    Department of Health and Behavioural Sciences, Kalmar University, S 391 82 Kalmar, Sweden
    Int J Nurs Stud 43:707-16. 2006
    ..Research about interactions between family members and staff are sparse, although family members' needs and experiences in intensive care units are well researched areas...
  2. ncbi The process of giving information to families of critically ill patients: a field of tension
    Concha Zaforteza
    Department of Nursing and Physiotherapy, University of Balearic Islands, Spain
    Int J Nurs Stud 42:135-45. 2005
    ..We propose that the existing power relationships in intensive care units should be challenged if we expect health care professionals to offer patients' relatives a planned information process...
  3. ncbi What is supportive when an adult next-of-kin is in critical care?
    Ingrid Johansson
    Intensive Care Clin c, Helsingborg Hospital Co, Helsingborg, Sweden
    Nurs Crit Care 10:289-98. 2005
    ..Recommendations for future practice are presented...
  4. ncbi A description of healthcare providers' perceptions of the needs of significant others in intensive care units in Norway and Sweden
    Christina Takman
    University of Oslo, Institute of Nursing and Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, P O Box 1153, Blindern, N 0318 Oslo, Norway
    Intensive Crit Care Nurs 22:228-38. 2006
    ..These findings can contribute to the development of interventions that could be tested to evaluate whether they improve the ICU experiences of patients and their significant others...
  5. ncbi Family presence during CPR: a study of the experiences and opinions of Turkish critical care nurses
    A Badir
    Koc University School of Health Sciences, Guzelbahce Sok No 20, Nisantasi, Istanbul, Turkey
    Int J Nurs Stud 44:83-92. 2007
    ..The concern over family witnessed cardiopulmonary resuscitation has been a frequent topic of debate in many countries...
  6. ncbi Report of the National Consensus Conference on Family Presence During Pediatric Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Procedures
    Deborah Parkman Henderson
    Department of Pediatrics, David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA, Torrance, CA 90502, USA
    J Emerg Nurs 32:23-9. 2006
    ..These recommendations were approved in concept by the American Academy of Pediatrics and the Ambulatory Pediatrics Association...
  7. ncbi Unmet needs of family members in the medical intensive care waiting room
    Gloria Browning
    Department of Nursing, University of Tennessee at Martin, TN 38238, USA
    Crit Care Nurs Q 29:86-95. 2006
    ....
  8. ncbi Intensive care nurses' beliefs and attitudes towards the effect of open visiting on patients, family and nurses
    Laura Marco
    Critical Care Unit, Clinica Universitaria, Pamplona, Spain
    Nurs Crit Care 11:33-41. 2006
    ..254, p = 0.03) which obtained a higher score. There is a correlation between nurses' beliefs and attitudes regarding the positive effects of open visiting on patients, family and nurses...
  9. ncbi Partners in caring: a partnership for healing
    Paula Durston
    Adult Acute Care, Banner Desert Medical Center, Mesa, AZ 85202, USA
    Nurs Adm Q 30:105-11. 2006
    ..This concept laid a foundation for the development of a new model of care, which is described. The implementation has resulted in an improved patient and staff satisfaction and a decrease in patient complaints...
  10. ncbi Narratives about resuscitation--family members differ about presence
    Marita Weslien
    Department of Health Sciences, Lund University, PO Box 157, SE 221 00, Lund, Sweden
    Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 5:68-74. 2006
    ..Healthcare professionals disagree about admitting family members into the resuscitation room...
  11. ncbi Building relationships in residential long-term care: determinants of staff attitudes toward family members
    Joseph E Gaugler
    Center on Aging and Center for Gerontological Nursing, School of Nursing, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55455, USA
    J Gerontol Nurs 31:19-26. 2005
    ..The findings emphasize the need to consider family, resident, and staff relationships in concert when designing and implementing nursing interventions to improve quality of life and care in residential settings...
  12. ncbi The identification of family members' contribution to patients' care in the intensive care unit: a naturalistic inquiry
    Caroline M A Williams
    Queen Alexandra s Royal Naval Nursing Service, Edgbaston, Birmingham, UK
    Nurs Crit Care 10:6-14. 2005
    ....
  13. ncbi Relatives' experiences of critical care
    Felicity Hughes
    European Institute of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Surrey, Guildford, UK
    Nurs Crit Care 10:23-30. 2005
    ..Further research into the communication processes used within Critical Care Units is required in addition to developing best practice in this area...
  14. ncbi Family presence during cardiopulmonary resuscitation
    Angela P Clark
    University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing, 1700 Red River, Austin, TX 78701, USA
    Crit Care Nurs Clin North Am 17:23-32, x. 2005
    ..Three case studies are presented to illustrate typical events, including the potential role of the hospital chaplain. Recommendations for implementation are included...
  15. ncbi The needs and experiences of family members of adult patients in an intensive care unit: a review of the literature
    Sofie Verhaeghe
    Nursing Science, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    J Clin Nurs 14:501-9. 2005
    ..Qualitative as well as quantitative studies are discussed...
  16. ncbi Good and bad experiences of family presence during acute care and resuscitation. What makes the difference?
    Asa B Axelsson
    Institute of Nursing, Faculty of Health Caring Sciences, Sahlgrenska Academy at Goteborg University, Goteborg, Sweden
    Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 4:161-9. 2005
    ..We examined both positive and negative experiences in order to establish the reasons for the difference...
  17. ncbi An exploration of the support available to children who may wish to visit a critically adult in ITU
    Pauline E Vint
    Intensive Crit Care Nurs 21:149-59. 2005
    ..Clearly, restrictions were still being imposed on children visiting a loved one either by the well parent/carer or by the nursing staff, mainly for reasons unsubstantiated by research...
  18. ncbi A European survey of critical care nurses' attitudes and experiences of having family members present during cardiopulmonary resuscitation
    P Fulbrook
    Institute of Health and Community Studies, Bournemouth University, UK
    Int J Nurs Stud 42:557-68. 2005
    ..Differences in attitudes are explored in the discussion. On the basis of results from this study, it is recommended that further policy guidance is required...
  19. ncbi Benefits and pitfalls of family presence during resuscitation
    Rob Harteveldt
    Stoke Mandeville Hospital, Aylesbury
    Nurs Times 101:24-5. 2005
    ..Health care providers should be aware of the benefits and pitfalls of family witnessed resuscitation (FWR) so they can make evidence-based decisions...
  20. ncbi Paediatric critical care nurses' attitudes and experiences of parental presence during cardiopulmonary resuscitation: a European survey
    P Fulbrook
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, Australian Catholic University, Brisbane Campus, PO Box 456, Virginia, Qld 4014, Australia
    Int J Nurs Stud 44:1238-49. 2007
    ..Although recent resuscitation guidelines are supportive of family presence during cardiopulmonary resuscitation literature from the last decade suggests that it is often discouraged, and the subject remains a controversial issue...
  21. ncbi A look at critical care visitation: the case for flexible visitation
    Jennifer M Sims
    Cardiology of Louisville, and Bellarmine University School of Nursing in Louisville, KY 40207, USA
    Dimens Crit Care Nurs 25:175-80. 2006
    ..There still remain many concerns over the benefits of open or flexible visitation. A review of some research conducted in the past several years, perceived barriers to open visitation, and the benefits will be presented in this article...
  22. ncbi Parents' experiences of negotiating care for their technology-dependent child
    Elizabeth Reeves
    Children s Services, Westminster and Chelsea Hospital, London, UK
    J Child Health Care 10:228-39. 2006
    ..This study highlights the need to gain insight into parents' experiences, in order that nurses can provide care in a way negotiated to suit the individual family. Suggestions for further research in this area are offered...
  23. ncbi The introduction of family presence evidence-based practice into a baccalaureate nursing curriculum
    Colleen K Norton
    School of Nursing and Health Studies, Georgetown University, Washington, District of Columbia 20057, USA
    Crit Care Nurs Q 30:364-71. 2007
    ..Comparisons between pretest and posttest scores revealed an increase in the acceptance of family presence as a priority in nursing care of the critically ill...
  24. ncbi Emergency nurses' current practices and understanding of family presence during CPR
    Eilis Madden
    Emergency Department, Cork University Hospital, Wilton Road, Cork City, Ireland
    J Emerg Nurs 33:433-40. 2007
    ..To examine emergency nurses' current practices and understanding of family presence during CPR in the emergency department, Cork University Hospital, Republic of Ireland...
  25. ncbi Should family members be present during cardiopulmonary resuscitation? A review of the literature
    C Dana Critchell
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University, 834 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    Am J Hosp Palliat Care 24:311-7. 2007
    ..In this article, we review the current status of family-witnessed resuscitation and provide recommendations on the development of hospital policies for family-witnessed resuscitation...
  26. ncbi The presence of family members during cardiopulmonary resuscitation: European federation of Critical Care Nursing associations, European Society of Paediatric and Neonatal Intensive Care and European Society of Cardiology Council on Cardiovascular Nursing
    Paul Fulbrook
    Australian Catholic University, Brisbane, Australia
    Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 6:255-8. 2007
    ....
  27. ncbi Dealing with death: an audit of family bereavement programs in Australian intensive care units
    Katrina Valks
    Department of Intensive Care, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane, QLD
    Aust Crit Care 18:146, 148-51. 2005
    ..ICU nurses are interested in this area of clinical practice and require considerable support. It is recommended that this support can come via postgraduate and on-going education, hospital policies and procedures...
  28. ncbi Perceptions of a 24-hour visiting policy in the intensive care unit
    Maite Garrouste-Orgeas
    Medical Surgical Intensive Care Unit, Saint Joseph Hospital Network, Paris, France
    Crit Care Med 36:30-5. 2008
    ..To examine perceptions by intensive care unit (ICU) workers of unrestricted visitation, to measure visiting times, and to determine prevalence of symptoms of anxiety and depression in family members...
  29. doi The value of family in postoperative recovery
    Amit Om
    McLeod Regional Medical Center, Florence, SC, USA
    J Perianesth Nurs 23:3-4. 2008
  30. ncbi Family presence during resuscitation: a survey of Canadian critical care nurses' practices and perceptions
    Wendy M Fallis
    Clinical Institute of Applied Research and Education, Victoria General Hospital, Winnipeg
    Dynamics 19:22-8. 2008
    ..To date, no research has examined this issue from the perspective of Canadian critical care nurses...
  31. ncbi Being family: the family experience when an adult member is hospitalized with a critical illness
    Sandra K Eggenberger
    School of Nursing, Minnesota State University, Mankato, MN 56001, USA
    J Clin Nurs 16:1618-28. 2007
    ..The purpose of this qualitative study was to understand and interpret the 'family experience' with an adult member hospitalized with a critical illness...
  32. ncbi Family perceptions of end-of-life care in an urban ICU
    Maria Kjerulf
    Faculty of Nursing, McMaster University
    Dynamics 16:22-5. 2005
    ..The researchers sought to determine levels of satisfaction with care, visitation, support, comfort and pain measures...
  33. ncbi Participation of family members in ward rounds: Attitude of medical staff, patients and relatives
    Pnina Rotman-Pikielny
    Department of Medicine E, Meir Medical Center, 45 Tshernihovsky St, Kfar Saba, affiliated to the Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Patient Educ Couns 65:166-70. 2007
    ..To assess the attitude of medical staff, patients and their relatives to the presence of FMs in WRs...
  34. ncbi Custodians' viewpoints and experiences from their child's visit to an ill or injured nearest being cared for at an adult intensive care unit
    Susanne Em Knutsson
    Faculty of Health and Caring Sciences, Institute of Nursing, The Sahlgrenska Academy at Goteborg University, Goteborg, Sweden
    J Clin Nurs 16:362-71. 2007
    ....
  35. ncbi Impact of a multifaceted intervention on nurses' and physicians' attitudes and behaviors toward family presence during resuscitation
    Patricia Mian
    Emergency Department, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Crit Care Nurse 27:52-61. 2007
  36. ncbi Close relatives in intensive care from the perspective of critical care nurses
    Asa Engström
    Division of Nursing, Department of Health Science, Lulea University of Technology, Lulea, Sweden
    J Clin Nurs 16:1651-9. 2007
    ..The aim was to describe critical care nurses' experiences of close relatives within intensive care...
  37. ncbi Should families be present during resuscitation?
    Linda Laskowski-Jones
    Christiana Care Health System, Wilmington, Del, USA
    Nursing 37:44-7. 2007
    ..Weigh the pros and cons of family presence during a crisis, then tell us what you think...
  38. ncbi Should the family stay?
    Angela Briguglio
    Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood, IL, USA
    RN 70:42-8; quiz 49. 2007
  39. ncbi How does information influence hope in family members of traumatic coma patients in intensive care unit?
    Sofie T L Verhaeghe
    Nursing Science, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    J Clin Nurs 16:1488-97. 2007
    ..To assess the interplay between hope and the information provided by health care professionals...
  40. ncbi Should we allow children to visit ill parents in intensive care units? Your responses
    Vickie A Miracle
    Dimensions of Critical Care Nursing, KY 40223, USA
    Dimens Crit Care Nurs 26:187-90. 2007
    ..Should children be allowed to visit ill parents in the intensive care unit? This question was posed in the November/December 2006 issue of Dimensions of Critical Care Nurses. The responses of readers are presented in this article...
  41. ncbi Open all hours: a qualitative exploration of open visiting in a hospice
    Lesley Cooper
    Queen Margaret University, East Lothian, UK
    Int J Palliat Nurs 14:334-41. 2008
    ..These data will contribute to the second strand of the study which involves interviewing multidisciplinary team members...
  42. ncbi Nurses and workplace violence: nurses' experiences of verbal and physical abuse at work
    Angela D Henderson
    School of Nursing, University of British Columbia, Vancouver
    Nurs Leadersh (Tor Ont) 16:82-98. 2003
    ..This work has implications not only for nurses' health and safety but also, in the broader sense, for the profession's ability to attract and retain nurses within the healthcare system...
  43. ncbi The presence of family during brain stem death testing
    Majella Doran
    Altnagelvin Hospital, Glenshane Road, Londonderry, Northern Ireland
    Intensive Crit Care Nurs 20:87-92. 2004
    ..This article will focus on the barriers that inhibit the presence of family during brain stem death testing. A strategy that aims to facilitate their presence will then be proposed...
  44. ncbi Implementing a family presence protocol option
    Nancy L York
    Bellarmine University in Louisville, KY 40205, USA
    Dimens Crit Care Nurs 23:84-8. 2004
    ..This article provides the rationale and process for implementing a family presence option during resuscitation...
  45. ncbi A double concern: Danish grandfathers' experiences when a small grandchild is critically ill
    Elisabeth O C Hall
    Department of Nursing Science, University of Aarhus, Hoegh Guldbergsgade 6A, 8000 Aarhus C, Denmark
    Intensive Crit Care Nurs 20:14-21. 2004
    ..The findings constitute a systematic and thematic description of Danish grandfathers' experiences and therefore add to a family-oriented body of knowledge for intensive care nursing...
  46. ncbi Survey of abuse and violence by patients and relatives towards intensive care staff
    J Lynch
    Department of Critical Care, Queen Alexandra Hospital, Cosham, Portsmouth, Hants, PO6 3LY, UK
    Anaesthesia 58:893-9. 2003
    ..This survey probably underestimates the problem...
  47. ncbi The needs of significant others within intensive care--the perspectives of Swedish nurses and physicians
    Christina A S Takman
    Institute of Nursing Science, University of Oslo, P O Box 1120, Blindern, N 0317 Oslo, Norway
    Intensive Crit Care Nurs 20:22-31. 2004
    ....
  48. ncbi The experiences of partners of critically ill persons in an intensive care unit
    Asa Engström
    Division of Nursing, Department of Health Science, Lulea University of Technology, Hedenbrovägen, SE 96136 Boden, Sweden
    Intensive Crit Care Nurs 20:299-308; quiz 309-10. 2004
    ..The state of uncertainty concerning the outcome for the critically ill person was difficult to cope with. The partners wanted to hope, even though the prognosis was poor...
  49. ncbi Guaranteed returns: investing in conversations with families of patients with cancer
    Fabie Duhamel
    Clin J Oncol Nurs 8:68-71. 2004
    ..This article reviews practical suggestions to guide these conversations and provides examples of questions to ask to facilitate communication...
  50. ncbi Effects of nursing industrial action on relatives of Intensive Care Unit patients: a 16-month follow-up
    Peter Dzendrowskyj
    Department of Intensive Care Medicine, Middlemore Hospital, Otahuhu, Auckland, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 117:U1150. 2004
    ..In December 2001, nursing industrial action occurred at Christchurch Hospital. This study assesses the effect industrial action had on relatives of those Intensive Care Unit (ICU) patients involved...
  51. ncbi Pilot of a workbook for children visiting a loved one in a hospice
    Catriona Macpherson
    Children and Families Service, Fife Palliative Care Service, Cedar House, Whyteman s Brae, Kirkcaldy, KY1 2LF, UK
    Int J Palliat Nurs 9:397-403. 2003
    ..It is essential when using such a tool that individual and family needs are respected. The study also raised issues regarding the need for training and emotional support for staff...
  52. ncbi Witnessing resuscitation
    Christine Millar
    Nurs N Z 9:28. 2003
  53. ncbi Family and staff partnerships in long-term care. A review of the literature
    Michael Bauer
    School of Nursing, La Trobe University, Victoria 3086, Australia
    J Gerontol Nurs 29:46-53. 2003
    ....
  54. ncbi A personal reflection on sitting at the bedside of a dying loved one: the vigil
    Jan Woodhouse
    School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Care, University College Chester, CH1 4BJ
    Int J Palliat Nurs 10:537-41. 2004
    ..This reflection shares the experiences of one family and highlights the importance of communication among family members and also between family and staff. The article suggests a number of lessons for practitioners...
  55. pmc Effectiveness of enhanced communication therapy in the first four months after stroke for aphasia and dysarthria: a randomised controlled trial
    Audrey Bowen
    HCD, Ellen Wilkinson Building, University of Manchester MAHSC, Manchester Academic Health Science Centre, Manchester M13 9PL, UK
    BMJ 345:e4407. 2012
    ..To assess the effectiveness of enhanced communication therapy in the first four months after stroke compared with an attention control (unstructured social contact)...
  56. doi Preventing delirium in an acute hospital using a non-pharmacological intervention
    Felipe Tomás Martínez
    Escuela de Medicina, Universidad de Valparaiso, Valparaiso, Chile
    Age Ageing 41:629-34. 2012
    ..This study was designed to assess the efficacy of multicomponent intervention in delirium prevention...
  57. pmc Frequency of patient contact with health care personnel and visitors: implications for infection prevention
    Bevin Cohen
    Center for Interdisciplinary Research to Reduce Antimicrobial Resistance, Columbia University School of Nursing, New York City, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 38:560-5. 2012
    ..In a cross-sectional study, the frequency, type, and duration of contacts made by health care workers, other hospital staff, and visitors to patients in acute care settings were documented.
  58. doi Using an evidence-based practice process to change child visitation guidelines
    Jane Falk
    Division of Nursing on the Lymphoma Myeloma Unit, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, USA
    Clin J Oncol Nurs 16:21-3. 2012
    ..In the case of a parent with young children, such visits can provide a sense of joy and peace that is important to the overall well-being of all...
  59. ncbi Relatives' experience of intensive care: the other side of hospitalization
    Urizzi Fabiane
    Intensive Therapy Center, Santa Casa, Londrina, Brazil
    Rev Lat Am Enfermagem 15:598-604. 2007
    ..Some issues related to the family's attendance in the ICU were discussed, contributing to the establishment of humanized care delivery to critical patients and their families' uniqueness...
  60. ncbi Visiting hours in the intensive care unit: more evidence that open visitation is beneficial
    Ruth M Kleinpell
    Crit Care Med 36:334-5. 2008
  61. ncbi Using family visitors, sitters, or volunteers to prevent inpatient falls
    Huey Ming Tzeng
    Division of Nursing Business and Health Systems, The University of Michigan School of Nursing, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 0482, USA
    J Nurs Adm 37:329-34. 2007
  62. ncbi The last visit
    Lowell Ozment
    J Ark Med Soc 104:53. 2007
  63. ncbi Family presence during CPR: new decisions in the twenty-first century
    Michelle Sanford
    Department of Nursing, University of Tennessee at Martin, USA
    Crit Care Nurs Q 25:61-6. 2002
    ..This article discusses recent findings and explores pros and cons of family members' presence during cardiopulmonary resuscitation. Making this information available to health care personnel provides information for future dialogue...
  64. ncbi Separation and psychological trauma: a paradox examined
    Jeremy Jolley
    The University of Hull
    Paediatr Nurs 19:22-5. 2007
    ..Oral history data from 30 participants were recorded, content analysed and validated by the participants...
  65. ncbi Waiting: the experience of persons in a critical care waiting room
    Debra A Bournes
    School of Nursing, York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Res Nurs Health 25:58-67. 2002
    ..The structure is discussed in relation to nursing knowledge and in relation to how it can inform future research and practice...
  66. ncbi A change of heart: my experience with family presence
    Colleen M Peruta
    Hartford Hospital, Connecticut, USA
    RN 70:44-8. 2007
  67. ncbi Anticipatory mourning in parents with a child who dies while hospitalized
    Annie Rini
    Division of Endocrinology, Nemours Children s Clinic, Jacksonville, FL 32207, USA
    J Pediatr Nurs 22:272-82. 2007
    ..Offered are recommendations for health care professionals that may assist parents in coping with the death of their child...
  68. ncbi Family presence during cardiopulmonary resuscitation and invasive procedures: practices of critical care and emergency nurses
    Susan L MacLean
    InnoVision Group, 101 Columbia, Aliso Viejo, CA 92656, USA
    J Emerg Nurs 29:208-21. 2003
    ....
  69. ncbi The many roles of families in "family-centered care"--part IV
    Michele Landis
    Family Advisory Council, Children s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Pediatr Nurs 33:263-5. 2007
    ..Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota have a strong commitment to involving family members as advisors in every aspect of health care and on every level of the hospital system that impacts children and their families...
  70. ncbi Patients' perceptions of visiting: a phenomenological study in a specialist palliative care unit
    R Thomas
    University of Edinburgh, UK
    Palliat Med 15:499-504. 2001
    ..Whilst being different themes, they are inextricably linked, as an element of control will usually help coping. Methods of increasing patient control over visiting may, therefore, enhance coping mechanisms...
  71. ncbi Family members' experiences of the intensive care unit waiting room
    Mary Kutash
    Tampa General Hospital, Acute Care Services, Tampa, Florida, USA
    J Adv Nurs 60:384-8. 2007
    ..This paper is a report of a study to explore family members' perspectives and experiences of waiting rooms in adult intensive care units...
  72. ncbi Family visitors-says who?
    Melissa A Fitzpatrick
    Nurs Manage 33:6. 2002
  73. doi Family-centered care in the pediatric post anesthesia care unit: changing practice to promote parental visitation
    Susan N Kamerling
    Perioperative Services, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, 34th and Civic Center Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19104 4399, USA
    J Perianesth Nurs 23:5-16. 2008
    ..This report addresses parental visitation in the PACU, as well as quality improvement strategies to promote this valuable family-centered practice...
  74. doi Twenty-four-hour observational study of hospital hand hygiene compliance
    J Randle
    Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust, The Queen s Medical Centre, Nottingham, UK
    J Hosp Infect 76:252-5. 2010
    ..Levels of compliance were higher compared with previous reported estimates. Medical staff had the lowest level of compliance and this continues to be a concern which warrants specific future interventions...
  75. ncbi Family-witnessed resuscitation
    Melanie Boucher
    Emergency Department, Plymouth Hospital NHS Trust
    Emerg Nurse 18:10-4. 2010
    ....
  76. doi Flexible family visitation in the intensive care unit: nurses' decision-making
    Anne Sophie Agård
    Department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care, Aarhus University Hospital, Skejby, Aarhus, Denmark
    J Clin Nurs 20:1106-14. 2011
    ..To identify and explore general strategies used by Danish intensive care unit nurses in everyday decision-making about family visitation...
  77. doi Family presence during trauma resuscitation: ready for primetime?
    Mae Ann Pasquale
    College of Nursing, Cedar Crest College, Allentown, Pennsylvania 18104, USA
    J Trauma 69:1092-9; discussion 1099-100. 2010
    ..The minimal evidence that exists is descriptive or anecdotal...
  78. doi The experiences of patients and their families of visiting whilst in an intensive care unit--a hermeneutic interview study
    Thomas Eriksson
    CIVA 96, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, SE 413 45 Goteborg, Sweden
    Intensive Crit Care Nurs 27:60-6. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to interpret and understand the meanings of the lived experiences of visiting of patients in an ICU and their families...
  79. doi Family presence during resuscitation and invasive procedures: physicians' and nurses' attitudes working in pediatric departments in Greece
    Antigone Vavarouta
    Aghios Andreas General Hospital of Patras, Greece
    Resuscitation 82:713-6. 2011
    ..This paper determines the knowledge, experiences and views of Greek physicians and nurses on FPDRAIP and examines possible correlations and factors promoting or limiting the implementation of the issue...
  80. ncbi Safe haven: transforming relatives' rooms
    Sharon Bird
    Aintree University Hospitals Foundation Trust
    Nurs Times 107:16-8. 2011
    ..Audit and feedback from relatives and staff was used to inform the project, and literature on enhancing the healing environment was used to formulate a trust-wide standard for all relatives' rooms...
  81. doi Measuring patient and visitor violence in general hospitals: feasibility of the SOVES-G-R, internal consistency and construct validity of the POAS-S and the POIS
    Sabine Hahn
    Section of Health, Bern University of Applied Sciences, Bern, Switzerland
    J Clin Nurs 20:2519-30. 2011
    ....
  82. ncbi Health care providers' perceptions of family presence during pediatric resuscitation
    Jannell A Plouffe
    Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Winnipeg Children s Hospital, MB
    Dynamics 21:26-7. 2010
    ..This led to a staged research project to explore and, subsequently, integrate family presence during resuscitation into the culture...
  83. doi Family witnessed resuscitation - experience and attitudes of German intensive care nurses
    Stefan Köberich
    Department of Cardiology Angiology, University Medical Center Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany
    Nurs Crit Care 15:241-50. 2010
    ..To explore German intensive care nurses' experiences and attitudes toward family witnessed resuscitation (FWR)...
  84. ncbi Family presence during invasive procedures in the pediatric intensive care unit: a prospective study
    K S Powers
    Department of Pediatric Critical Care, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, NY 14642, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 153:955-8. 1999
    ....
  85. ncbi [Typical medical problems at the end of life: experiences in the intensive care unit]
    Walter Schaffartzik
    Klinik fur Anasthesiologie, Intensivmedizin und Schmerztherapie, Unfallkrankenhaus Berlin
    Z Evid Fortbild Qual Gesundhwes 102:141-4. 2008
    ..This is the only way for the medical practitioner to meet his/her obligation towards the patient...
  86. ncbi Neuroscience nurses caring for family members of patients with acquired brain injury in acute ward settings: nursing defensively in a double bind
    Linda Yetman
    Healthtech Inc, Toronto, Ontario
    Can J Neurosci Nurs 30:26-33. 2008
    ....
  87. doi Developmental care in the UK: a developing initiative
    K E StC Hamilton
    National Perinatal Epidemiology Unit, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    Acta Paediatr 98:1738-43. 2009
    ..To review developmental care over time in the UK...
  88. doi Using research to determine support for a policy on family presence during resuscitation
    Roberta Basol
    Intensive Care Unit, St Cloud Hospital, St Cloud, Minnesota 56303, USA
    Dimens Crit Care Nurs 28:237-47; quiz 248-9. 2009
    ..Providing family presence as an option offers an opportunity for reluctant healthcare team members to refuse their presence and an opportunity for those who support family presence to welcome the family...
  89. ncbi Families, insanity, and the psychiatric institution in Australia and New Zealand, 1860-1914
    Catharine Coleborne
    University of Waikato
    Health History 11:65-82. 2009
    ..Overall, the article suggests that institutional archives present both opportunity and risk for historians intent on discovering 'what happened' to the insane and their families...
  90. doi Marking the 50th anniversary of the Platt Report: from exclusion, to toleration and parental participation in the care of the hospitalized child
    Ruth Davies
    School of Health Science, Swansea University, Swansea, UK
    J Child Health Care 14:6-23. 2010
    ..It concludes that if we are to meet the needs of hospitalized children in the 21st century, the focus of research must now shift towards seeking their perspectives on care...
  91. doi An evaluation of family-centered care services and organization of visiting policies in Belgian intensive care units: a multicenter survey
    Dominique M Vandijck
    Department of General Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases, Ghent University Hospital, De Pintelaan 185, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Heart Lung 39:137-46. 2010
    ..However, despite the data available, practice has not changed much to incorporate these findings...
  92. ncbi Receiving the rich, rejecting the poor: towards a history of hospital visiting in nineteenth-century provincial England
    Jonathan Reinarz
    Centre for the History of Medicine, University of Birmingham
    Clio Med 86:31-54. 2009
    ..Views of hospital governors and medical staff varied with medical specialism, hospital finances, and a host of other factors...
  93. ncbi What would you do?
    Reneé Semonin-Holleran
    J Emerg Nurs 33:98. 2007
  94. ncbi All the time you need
    Alden Solovy
    Hosp Health Netw 78:32. 2004
    ..A small but growing number of hospitals have begun questioning the use of blanket policies restricting ICU visiting hours...
  95. ncbi Cross-sectional survey of hand-hygiene compliance and attitudes of health care workers and visitors in the intensive care units at King Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital
    Kanitha Patarakul
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
    J Med Assoc Thai 88:S287-93. 2005
    ..The behavior attitudes, and beliefs of health care workers (HCWs) and visitors regarding hand-hygiene practices have never been studied in KCMH...
  96. ncbi Reducing the risk of acquiring antimicrobial-resistant bacteria
    Linda Bissett
    NHS Tayside Primary Care Division, Murray Royal Hospital, Perth, Perthshire
    Br J Nurs 15:68-71. 2006
    ..This article examines microbial resistance, sources of infection and discusses the measures that can be taken to reduce the incidence of antimicrobial-resistant infection that occur within the healthcare setting...
  97. ncbi Family visitation
    Marjorie A Stock
    Crit Care Nurse 24:14; author reply 14-5. 2004
  98. ncbi Organising an awareness week to target hand hygiene practice
    Melanie Dentith
    Hammersmith Hospitals NHS Trust, London
    Nurs Times 100:36-8. 2004
    ..This article reports on the organisation of the awareness week...
  99. ncbi Is family presence practical during emergency resuscitation?
    Patricia Blair
    School of Nursing, University of Texas, Galveston, TX, USA
    Nurs Manage 35:20, 23, 53. 2004
    ..When family members ask to be present during the resuscitation of their loved ones, should health care providers grant their requests?..
  100. ncbi Perceptions of health care providers' communication: relationships between patient-centered communication and satisfaction
    Melissa Bekelja Wanzer
    Department of Communication Studies, Canisius College, Buffalo, NY 14208 1098, USA
    Health Commun 16:363-83. 2004
    ..In addition, PCC behaviors were perceived to be used more frequently with children in better health than with children with poorer health status...
  101. ncbi Restricted visiting hours in ICUs: time to change
    Donald M Berwick
    Institute for Healthcare Improvement, Boston, Mass 02215, USA
    JAMA 292:736-7. 2004

Research Grants37

  1. Patient-Centered Approach to Advance Care Planning
    KARIN KIRCHHOFF; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  2. Collaborative Pediatric Critical Care Research Network
    Kathleen Meert; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Aim 3 will evaluate risk factors for pathological grief, psychological distress and marital dysfunction, and the effect of the postmortem conference in the identified high-risk groups. ..
  3. Sedation Management in Pediatric Patients supported on *
    MARTHA CURLEY; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Results of this pilot study will be used to design a future multi-center randomized controlled clinical trial. ..
  4. Effects of Family Presence During Resuscitation after Trauma
    Jane S Leske; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..FPDR is a multidisciplinary intervention that has the potential to have an impact on family-centered clinical practice in critical care. ..
  5. Leveraging Medicare Payment & Reporting Policies to Improve Nursing Home Quality
    David Grabowski; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Thus, the information derived from this study has the potential to make important research and policy-relevant contributions aimed at improving the quality of care for all nursing home residents. ..
  6. A Technology-Enhanced Nursing Intervention for Hospice Caregivers
    George Demiris; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  7. Selection and the Quality Impact of Nursing Home Ownership
    David Grabowski; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..By examining this relationship using a novel empirical strategy, this study provides an opportunity to improve the quality of care for the millions of Americans receiving care in the nursing home setting. ..
  8. Leveraging Medicare Payment & Reporting Policies to Improve Nursing Home Quality
    David C Grabowski; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Thus, the information derived from this study has the potential to make important research and policy-relevant contributions aimed at improving the quality of care for all nursing home residents. ..
  9. Selection and the Quality Impact of Nursing Home Ownership
    David C Grabowski; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..By examining this relationship using a novel empirical strategy, this study provides an opportunity to improve the quality of care for the millions of Americans receiving care in the nursing home setting. ..
  10. Intervention for Stroke Survivors and Spousal Caregivers
    Sharon Ostwald; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Depending on the nature of the change function, individual parameter estimates of the intercept, slope, and if necessary, curvature will be compared across groups. ..
  11. The Dynamic Assessment and Referral System for Substance Abuse (DARSSA)
    Edwin Boudreaux; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..g., Medicare). ..
  12. Multicenter Pilot Studies for ED Tobacco Interventions
    Edwin Boudreaux; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Significance: This proposal will not only prepare the way for a multi-center RCT in the ED setting, it will also enhance our understanding of tobacco use and cessation among underserved demographic groups. ..
  13. The Mental Health Assessment and Dynamic Referral for Oncology (MHADRO)
    Edwin Boudreaux; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ....
  14. The Computer Assisted Brief Intervention for Tobacco (CABIT)
    Edwin Boudreaux; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..g., JCAHO) and to facilitate financial reimbursement of tobacco counseling covered by Medicare and other third party providers. ..
  15. Tobacco Treatment Initiated in the Emergency Department
    Edwin Boudreaux; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The research plan includes preparing and submitting an R01 in Year 2. ..
  16. Disparties in Nursing Home Care by Race and Payer Status
    David Grabowski; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The results will allow providers, advocates, clinicians, consumers and policymakers to better evaluate and address within-facility disparities in nursing home care. ..
  17. Selection and the Quality Impact of Nursing Home Ownership
    David C Grabowski; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..By examining this relationship using a novel empirical strategy, this study provides an opportunity to improve the quality of care for the millions of Americans receiving care in the nursing home setting. ..