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Changing staff attitudes towards family-witnessed resuscitation.
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PMID:  23243778     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
The benefits of family-witnessed resuscitation (FWR) have been described in research, yet many healthcare professionals express reservations about the practice. This article considers the attitudes of staff, relatives and patients towards FWR, and the reasons why the practice is not implemented routinely in emergency departments. It also describes elements of best practice in FWR, including the development of guidelines, provision of staff training programmes and support for families.
Nicole Wendover
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Emergency nurse : the journal of the RCN Accident and Emergency Nursing Association     Volume:  20     ISSN:  1354-5752     ISO Abbreviation:  Emerg Nurse     Publication Date:  2012 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-12-18     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9208913     Medline TA:  Emerg Nurse     Country:  England    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  21-4     Citation Subset:  N    
Emergency Department at Frenchay Hospital, Bristol.
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