A multicase study of prolonged critical illness in the intensive care unit: Families’ experiences
作者: Claire MintonLesley BattenAnnette Huntington
作者单位: 1School of Nursing, Massey University, Private Bag 11222, Palmerston North 4442, New Zealand
2College of Health, Massey University, Private Bag 11222, Palmerston North 4442, New Zealand
3School of Nursing, Massey University, PO Box 756, Wellington, New Zealand
刊名: Intensive & Critical Care Nursing, 2018
来源数据库: Elsevier Journal
DOI: 10.1016/j.iccn.2018.08.010
关键词: Case studyChronically critically illFamily-centred careIntensive careProlonged illnessTrajectory
原始语种摘要: Abstract(#br)Background(#br)It is widely acknowledged a critical illness is a stressful life event for not only the patient but also their family members; when an illness becomes prolonged, the impact is profound. It is suggested that as medical technologies advance, the number of days patients stay in an intensive care unit will increase. Therefore, it is important nurses understand how families experience a prolonged critical illness of their family member in an intensive care unit.(#br)Objective(#br)To explore the trajectory of a prolonged critical illness in the intensive care unit from the experiences of family.(#br)Methods(#br)A qualitative, longitudinal, multi-case design consisting of six cases from New Zealand intensive care units. Findings presented in this article only relate...
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  • critically 批判地
  • experiences 经历
  • intensive 集约的
  • illness 
  • centred 中心的
  • prolonged 持续很久的
  • study 学习