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of 'Palliative care: Issues in the intensive care unit in adults'
A look at critical care visitation: the case for flexible visitation.
Sims JM, Miracle VA
Dimens Crit Care Nurs. 2006 Jul;25(4):175-80.
The topic of critical care visitation has been researched and discussed over the past 25 years and still remains controversial. There still remain many concerns over the benefits of open or flexible visitation. A review of some research conducted in the past several years, perceived barriers to open visitation, and the benefits will be presented in this article.
Cardiology of Louisville, and Bellarmine University School of Nursing in Louisville, KY 40207, USA. JS3944@aol.com