Are visitors beneficial to patients in adult ICUs?

Plowright, Catherine and Gibson, Vanessa (2013) Are visitors beneficial to patients in adult ICUs? Nursing Times, 109 (36). pp. 13-14. ISSN 0954 7762

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Abstract

Despite their benefits, visits are limited in critical or intensive care settings. The British Association of Critical Care Nurses commissioned a position statement using evidence-based literature on visiting practices in adult ICUs. This article examines the evidence, the benefits and drawbacks of visiting.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Critical care, ICU, visiting
Subjects: B700 Nursing
Department: Faculties > Health and Life Sciences > School of Health, Community and Education Studies > Healthcare
Depositing User: Becky Skoyles
Date Deposited: 20 Jan 2015 15:19
Last Modified: 08 Aug 2017 08:40
URI: http://nrl.northumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/20864

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