volume 31, issue 2, P330-338 2000
DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2648.2000.01293.x
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Clare M. Clarke

Abstract: Recent surveys show that children are still restricted from visiting their critically ill family and friends on many adult intensive care units throughout the country. The purpose of this small-scale exploratory pilot study was to examine and describe the experiences and perceptions of trained nurses towards children visiting within this setting. The aim of the study was to gain greater insight and understanding into the reason why, despite evidence to support the benefits to children of visiting their critica…

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