Caring for families during critical illness: a reflective case study
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Caring for families during critical illness: a reflective case study

Paul Calleja Staff nurse, A&E Department at St Luke’s Hospital, Gwardamangia, Malta, Malta Emergency Nurses Association

PAUL CALLEJA describes a personal experience to reflect on the need for emergency nurses to review their practice in order to improve care for patients and their families

Unexpected life threatening injury or illness requiring emergency admission can precipitate crises even in the most secure of families (Redley et al 2003).

Emergency Nurse. 15, 4, 28-33. doi: 10.7748/en2007.07.15.4.28.c4248

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