Needs of parents of critically ill children

Mark S. Kirschbaum

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When a child becomes critically ill, stable patterns of parental routines are changed. Although the resulting stress on parents has long been recognized by clinicians, only recently has research addressed parental needs during a child's illness.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)344-353
Number of pages10
JournalDimensions of Critical Care Nursing
Issue number6
StatePublished - Nov 1990


  • Family
  • Parents
  • Pediatric critical care
  • Pediatric intensive care
  • Stress

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Emergency
  • Critical Care


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