Family Visitation in the Adult ICU
Repository Posting Date2019-01-11T19:42:02Z
Author(s)Yurkovich, Ashley N.; Tapocsi, Allison J.; Brots, Kristen; Lesnick, Mackenzie; Warner, Adam
Author DetailsAshley N. Yurkovich, BSN; Allison J. Tapocsi, BSN; Kristen Brots, BSN; Mackenzie Lesnick, BSN; Adam Warner, BSN -- College of Nursing, Kent State University, Kent, Ohio, USA
Lead Author Sigma AffliationDelta Xi Chapter
Level of EvidenceN/A
Undergraduate research assignment exploring how patient health status is affected by family visitation. Current practice restricts family visitation in adult ICUs due to concerns of infection, safety, and exhaustion. The question of the benefits outweighing preconceived cons from family presence within the adult intensive care unit.