Family presence during cardiopulmonary resuscitation: Foote Hospital emergency department's nine-year perspective

J Emerg Nurs. 1992 Apr;18(2):104-6.


In its 9-year experience with allowing families to be present during CPR, the Foote Hospital emergency department has had positive reactions. Families have been comforted by the humane treatment they receive from the staff during this difficult time.

MeSH terms

  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation / psychology*
  • Emergency Service, Hospital / organization & administration*
  • Emergency Service, Hospital / standards
  • Family / psychology*
  • Humans
  • Michigan
  • Organizational Policy*
  • Program Evaluation