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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. 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)

  3. Report of the World Federation of Pediatric Intensive and Critical Care Societies

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

  4. 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...
  5. 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.
  6. 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....
  7. Improving end-of-life care in the intensive care unit: are nurses involved?

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

  8. 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...
  9. South African critical care nurses' views on end-of-life decision-making and practices.

    Nursing In Critical Care 19(1):9 (2014) PMID 24400605

    Care of patients at the end-of-life (EOL) may be influenced by the experiences, attitudes and beliefs of nurses involved in their direct care. To investigate South African critical care nurses' experiences and perceptions of EOL care. Cross-sectional survey. South African critical care nurses comple...
  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