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BACKGROUND: To support the process of effective family decision making, it is important to recognize and understand informal roles that various family members may play in the end-of-life decision-making process. OBJECTIVE: To describe some informal roles consistently enacted by family members...
Madeline H Schmitt Oct 16, 2014
The current research knowledge base for end-of-life decision making in adult intensive care units is reviewed. Proposals for future research needs and for practice are described. Please note: The full text of this article is only available to those with subscription access to the journal Nursing...
Madeline H Schmitt Oct 14, 2014
Questionnaires were used to assess (a) the factors intensive care unit resident physicians (N = 33) and nurses (N = 57) perceived as influential in making decisions about level of aggressiveness of patient care (LAC), (b) who residents and nurses believed should be involved versus who was involved...
Judith Gedney Baggs Aug 7, 2014
The authors respond to the model of nurse-physician interaction described in: Corser, W.D. (1998). A Conceptual Model of Collaborative Nurse-Physician Interactions: The Management of Traditional Influences and Personal Tendencies. Research and Theory for Nursing Practice, 12(4), 325-341.
Judith Gedney Baggs Aug 7, 2014
Collaboration between nurses and physicians has emerged as a result of recent research as a key variable in explaining patient outcomes from intensive care. However, the term has lacked a generally accepted definition, and this creates problems for new research. The use of the term in studies...
Judith Gedney Baggs Jul 3, 2014
PURPOSE: Traditional expectations of the single attending physician who manages a patient's care do not apply in today's intensive care units (ICUs). Although many physicians and other professionals have adapted to the complexity of multiple attendings, ICU patients and families often expect the...
Judith Gedney Baggs Jul 3, 2014
Background: To support the process of effective family decision-making, it is important to recognize and understand informal roles various family members may play in the end-of-life decision-making process. Objective: The purpose of this study was to describe some informal roles consistently...
Judith Gedney Baggs Jul 3, 2014
Purpose: Prior researchers studying end-of-life decision making (EOLDM) in intensive care units (ICUs) often have collected data retrospectively and aggregated data across units. There has been little research, however, about how cultures differ among ICUs. This research was designed to study...
Judith Gedney Baggs Jul 3, 2014
In this editorial, the author describes and evaluates an intervention study by Drs. Hamric and Blackhall.  Particularly significant is the determination of positive relationships between collaboration and a) satisfaction with quality of care and b) ethical climate for two groups of nurses and the...
Judith Gedney Baggs Jul 3, 2014
The author gives an overview of a special issue of The Online Journal of Issues in Nursing, highlighting several themes: At the beginning is interdisciplinary education, with nascent providers of various professions learning together both about substance and about the perspectives of each other’s...
Judith Gedney Baggs Jul 3, 2014
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