Center for Critical Care: Information for Families - Lehigh Valley Hospital and Health Network

Name:
Lehigh Valley Hospital and Health Network: Center for Critical Care - Information for Families

Description:
A brochure for families with a patient in the Critical Care Unit containing practical and supportive information.

Category:
Educational Tool - Patient/Family Education

Source:
Lehigh Valley Hospital and Health Network
1200 South Cedar Crest Blvd.
Allentown, PA 18105
610-402-8585
www.lvhhn.org

Contact:
Cathy Fuhrman, RN
Cathy.fuhrman@lvh.com
Daniel E. Ray, M.D.
Daniel.Ray@lvh.com

How the grantee used this instrument:
The brochure is given to family members and contains practical information on location and visiting hours, guidelines for visiting, who the critical care team members are, and methods of communication between family members and the care team members.

Keywords:
communication, family communication, family members, family information, clinical information

To use this tool:
You may print and copy this tool for your own use from this site. Please credit source.

References:
Developed specifically for this project by the project team.

To view this tool:

Center for Critical Care: Information for Families - 2 page PDF
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Posted: July 2006

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