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  1. Differences in the perceptions of parents and healthcare professionals on pediatric intensive care practices.

    Pediatric Critical Care Medicine 12(5):e211 (2011) PMID 21057352

    To explore similarities and differences in perceptions on pediatric intensive care practices between parents and staff by using data from two studies. A two-round Delphi method among nurses and physicians followed by an empiric survey among parents. Pediatric intensive care units at eight university...
  2. Parent satisfaction in the pediatric ICU.

    Pediatric Clinics of North America 55(3):779 (2008) PMID 18501765

    Parents are important partners who collaborate with the multidisciplinary team to improve quality of care. This article discusses a framework for action toward quality improvement in pediatric intensive care by parental empowerment through parent satisfaction with care. Incorporating the concepts of...
  3. Families in the ICU: do we truly consider their needs, experiences and satisfaction?

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

  4. A review of critical care nursing staffing, education and practice standards.

    Australian Critical Care 25(4):224 (2012) PMID 22306291

    The aim of this paper is to review the differences and similarities in critical care nursing staffing, education and practice standards in the US, Canada, UK, New Zealand and Australia. A university library discovery catalogue, Science Direct, Scopus databases and professional websites were searched...
  5. Research priorities of adult intensive care nurses in 20 European countries: a Delphi study.

    Journal of Advanced Nursing 67(3):550 (2011) PMID 21091912

    This paper is a report of a three round Delphi study of intensive care nursing research priorities in Europe (October 2006-April 2009). Internationally, priorities for research in intensive care nursing have received some attention focusing on healthcare interventions and patient needs. Studies as e...
  6. 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 deci...
  7. Report of the World Federation of Pediatric Intensive and Critical Care Societies

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

  8. Perceptions of parents, nurses, and physicians on neonatal intensive care practices.

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

    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. A 3-round Delphi method to identify neonatal care issues (round 1) and to determine the importance of thes...
  9. Perceptions of parents on satisfaction with care in the pediatric intensive care unit: the EMPATHIC study.

    Intensive Care Medicine 35(6):1082 (2009) PMID 19367393

    To identify parental perceptions on pediatric intensive care-related satisfaction items within the framework of developing a Dutch pediatric intensive care unit (PICU) satisfaction instrument. Prospective cohort study in tertiary PICUs at seven university medical centers in The Netherlands. Parents...
  10. Reduction of catheter related bloodstream infections in intensive care: one for all, all for one?

    Nursing In Critical Care 14(3):107 (2009) PMID 19366406