A Community of Exceptional Nurses
Lehigh Valley Hospital and Health Network: Embracing Palliative Care in the Center
for Critical Care
A brochure for family members with a patient in the Center for Critical Care describing
palliative care and providing information on the palliative care program.
Educational Tool - Patient/Family Education
Lehigh Valley Hospital and Health Network
1200 South Cedar Crest Blvd.
Allentown, PA 18105
Cathy Fuhrman, RN
Daniel E. Ray, M.D.
How the grantee used this instrument:
The brochure is given to family members with loved ones in the Center for Critical
Care. It contains information on palliative care, definitions of commonly used terms,
and an introduction to care and support.
communication, family communication, family members, family information, clinical
To use this tool:
You may print and copy this tool for your own use from this site. Please credit
Developed specifically for this project by the project team.
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Embracing Palliative Care in the Center for Critical Care-
2 page PDF
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Posted: July 2006
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