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Certainty and uncertainty about end of life care nursing practices in New Zealand Intensive Care Units: a mixed methods study.
BACKGROUND: With end-of-life (EOL) central to the nursing role in intensive care, few studies have been undertaken to explore EOL care in the context of New Zealand (NZ) intensive care nursing. OBJECTIVE: To investigate ...
Guidelines for Family-Centered Care in the Neonatal, Pediatric, and Adult ICU.
OBJECTIVE: To provide clinicians with evidence-based strategies to optimize the support of the family of critically ill patients in the ICU. METHODS: We used the Council of Medical Specialty Societies principles for the ...
Intensive care bereavement practices across New Zealand and Australian intensive care units: a qualitative content analysis.
BACKGROUND: End-of-life and bereavement care is an important consideration in intensive care. This study describes the type of bereavement care provided in intensive care units across Australia and New Zealand. DESIGN: ...
Managing social awkwardness when caring for morbidly obese patients in intensive care: A focused ethnography.
BACKGROUND: Critically ill morbidly obese patients pose considerable healthcare delivery and resource utilisation challenges in the intensive care setting. These are resultant from specific physiological responses to ...
The provision of family-centred intensive care bereavement support in Australia and New Zealand: Results of a cross sectional explorative descriptive survey.
BACKGROUND: Caring for the bereaved is an intrinsic part of intensive care practice with family bereavement support an important aspect of the nursing role at end of life. However, reporting on provision of intensive care ...