Empowering Family Members in End-of-Life Care Decision Making in the Intensive Care Unit
School of Nursing
Critical care nurses are often faced with working with families during the end-of-life care of a loved one. Often there is indecisiveness in family members of critically ill patients when faced with making these difficult decisions. The purpose of this manuscript is to describe origins of indecisiveness in family members of critically ill patients who are faced with end-of-life care decisions. Strategies to empower family members during this crucial time are also discussed.
Nursing; Critical care; Family
Dimensions of critical care nursing: DCCN
DOI of Published Version
Browning, Annette M., "Empowering Family Members in End-of-Life Care Decision Making in the Intensive Care Unit" (2009). Faculty Articles & Research. 612.