Family-Centered Care in the Critical Care Setting: Myth or Reality?

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Family-centered care (FCC) has been upheld as the standard for providing quality health care for children However, some professionals question its applicability in the critical care setting Despite the barriers to FCC ACCH s eight essential elements of FCC can provide the basis for devising strategies for successfully implementing FCC in the critical care setting.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)68-78
Number of pages11
JournalChildren's Health Care
Issue number2
StatePublished - Mar 1990
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Developmental and Educational Psychology
  • Clinical Psychology


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