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AACN Protocols for Practice: Healing Environments , Second Edition

Author(s): American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN)
  • ISBN-13: 9780763748951
  • ISBN-10:0763748951
  • Paperback    185 pages      © 2007
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AACN Protocols for Practice: Healing Environments discusses the benefits of creating a healing environment for critically ill patients and their families and how changes to a patient's environment can promote healing. Family needs, visitation, complementary therapies, and pain management are also covered.

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Chapter 1: Environmental Design and Strategies to Promote Healing

Family-Centered Care Section

Chapter 2: Family Needs, Interventions and Presence

Chapter 3: Family Visitation and Partnership

Chapter 4: Family Pet Visiting and Animal-Assisted Therapy

Chapter 5: Spiritual and Complementary Therapies to Promote Healing and Reduce Stress

Chapter 6: Pain Management

American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN)

Patients and their families rely on nurses at the most vulnerable times of their lives. Acute and critical care nurses rely on the American Association for Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) for expert knowledge and the influence to fulfill their promise to patients and their families. AACN is dedicated to creating a healthcare system driven by the needs of patients and families where acute and critical care nurses make their optimal contribution. AACN drives excellence because nothing less is acceptable.