Presence of patients' families during cardiopulmonary resuscitation: physicians' and nurses' opinions.

Demir F.

Journal of advanced nursing, vol.63, no.4, pp.409-16, 2008 (Journal Indexed in SCI Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 63 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/j.1365-2648.2008.04725.x
  • Title of Journal : Journal of advanced nursing
  • Page Numbers: pp.409-16
  • Keywords: cardiopulmonary resuscitation, emergency nursing, family presence, family-centred care, intensive care unit nursing, nursing, opinion, INVASIVE PROCEDURES, CRITICAL-CARE, EMERGENCY, MEMBERS, LIFE


Aim. This paper is a report of a study to determine the opinions of physicians and nurses who work in a university hospital intensive care unit and emergency department about the presence of patients' families during cardiopulmonary resuscitation in these units.