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  1. Forgoing Life-Sustaining or Death-Prolonging Therapy in the Pediatric ICU

    Pediatric Clinics of North America 55(3):791 (2008) PMID 18501766

    Most deaths in the pediatric intensive care unit occur after a decision to withhold or withdraw life-sustaining treatments. The management of children at the end of life can be divided into three steps. The first concerns the decision-making process. The second concerns the actions taken once a...
  2. Parent satisfaction in pediatric intensive care: a critical appraisal of the literature.

    Pediatric Critical Care Medicine 6(5):578 (2005) PMID 16148821

    To assess the content and characteristics of satisfaction surveys for the development of a parent satisfaction questionnaire to improve clinical practice in pediatric intensive care. A structured literature review process. The databases PubMed and CINAHL were searched, via identified search terms, f...
  3. A commentary on:The importance of parental support when caring for the acutely ill child by Wheeler

    Nursing In Critical Care 10(2):63 (2005)

  4. An electronic delphi study to establish pediatric intensive care nursing research priorities in twenty European countries*.

    Pediatric Critical Care Medicine 15(5):e206 (2014) PMID 24717903

    To identify and to establish research priorities for pediatric intensive care nursing science across Europe. A modified three-round electronic Delphi technique was applied. Questionnaires were translated into seven different languages. European PICUs. The participants included pediatric intensive ca...
  5. Report of the World Federation of Pediatric Intensive and Critical Care Societies

    Pediatric Critical Care Medicine 5(3):302 (2004)

  6. The shortened EMpowerment of PArents in THe Intensive Care 30 questionnaire adequately measured parent satisfaction in pediatric intensive c...

    Journal of clinical epidemiology 66(9):1045 (2013) PMID 23790723

    To shorten and validate the EMpowerment of PArents in THe Intensive Care (EMPATHIC) questionnaire of optimal length to measure satisfaction of parents whose child has been admitted to pediatric intensive care units (PICUs). A total of 3,354 (55.4%) parents in eight PICUs completed the 65-item EMPATH...
  7. Perceptions of Parents, Nurses, and Physicians on Neonatal Intensive Care Practices

    The Journal of Pediatrics 157(2):215 (2010) PMID 20359714

    Objective To identify satisfaction with neonatal intensive care as viewed by parents and healthcare professionals and to explore similarities and differences between parents and healthcare professionals.
  8. Forgoing life support: how the decision is made in European pediatric intensive care units.

    Intensive Care Medicine 37(11):1881 (2011) PMID 21965096

    The results of this study and comparison with the Eurydice I study (2002) show a trend towards standardization of end-of-life practices across N/W European countries and France in the past decade....
  9. Families in the ICU: do we truly consider their needs, experiences and satisfaction?

    Nursing In Critical Care 12(4):173 (2007) PMID 17883596

  10. Improving end-of-life care in the intensive care unit: are nurses involved?

    Australian Critical Care 16(3):84 (2003)