Are visitors beneficial to patients in adult ICUs?

Catherine Plowright, Vanessa Gibson

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Despite their benefits, visits are limited in critical or intensive care settings. The British Association of Critical Care Nurses commissioned a position statement using evidence-based literature on visiting practices in adult ICUs. This article examines the evidence, the benefits and drawbacks of visiting.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)13-14
JournalNursing times
Issue number36
Publication statusPublished - Sept 2013


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