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Keywords

American Association of Critical Care Nurses, CPR, critical care units, family presence, resuscitation

 

Authors

  1. Strasen, Jessica BSN, RN, CCRN
  2. Van Sell, Sharon L. EdD, RN, PAHM
  3. Sheriff, Susan PhD, RN

Abstract

Abstract: Offering family members the option to be present during resuscitation efforts is recommended by the American Association of Critical Care Nurses as best practice. They also recommend that critical care units have an approved written practice document for presenting this option. This article provides guidance for critical care nurses to successfully implement family presence during resuscitation.