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Talking about persons--thinking about patients: An ethnographic study in critical care.
BACKGROUND: Nursing involves caring for the 'whole person' and it is considered inappropriate for nurses to think or talk about patients in objectifying or dehumanising ways. Objectifying discourses can dominate within the ...
Vigilant attentiveness in families observing deterioration in the dying intensive care patient: A secondary analysis study.
BACKGROUND: Family support in intensive care is often focussed on what information is communicated to families. This is particularly important during treatment withdrawal and end of life care. However, this positions ...
Models and activities of critical care outreach in New Zealand hospitals: results of a national census.
AIM: To review clinical models and activities of critical care outreach (CCO) in New Zealand public hospitals. METHODS: Data were collected using a two-stage process. Stage 1 consisted of a cross-sectional descriptive ...