Patient and family engagement in the ICU

2019-08-02T18:55:51+00:0015 January, 2019|

Last December, Journal of Critical Care published the article Patient and family engagement in the ICU: report from the task force of the World Federation of Societies of Intensive and Critical Care Medicine, thanks to the leadership of Ruth Kleinpell. Patient and family engagement in the ICU has demosntrated in a recent systematic review and meta-analisys an impact on ICU length of stay [...]

Patient and Family Centered Care in the ICU: Worldwide Exemplars

2018-09-05T06:59:03+00:005 September, 2018|

Dear colleague, The World Federation of Societies of Intensive and Critical Care Medicine (WFSICCM), an international organization of over 85 societies in over 75 countries of the world, conducted a survey earlier this year to collect information on patient and family centered care practices being implemented in ICUs.  A total of 345 responses were received from 40 countries. The results of the study identified varying [...]