Providing patient-centred care in an intensive care unit
Sean Kelleher Lecturer, Catherine McAuley School of Nursing and Midwifery, University College Cork, Ireland
This article examines the provision of patient-centred care in an intensive care unit where patients’ autonomy may be compromised. It discusses the Synergy Model as a framework for encouraging nurses to transform a technical and potentially dehumanising environment into a humane and healing place.
Nursing Standard. 21, 13,35-40. doi: 10.7748/ns2006.12.21.13.35.c6388Correspondence
This article has been subject to double blind peer review