Abstract: "While there is a robust literature describing family conferences (FCs) in adult intensive care units (ICUs), less information exists about FCs in pediatric ICUs (PICUs). We conducted a pilot study to describe the focus of discussion, communication patterns of health care team members (HTMs) and parents, and parents' perspectives about clinician communication during PICU FCs..."
Citation: Michelson, K., Clayman, M. L., Ryan, C., Emanuel, L., & Frader, J. (2016). Communication During Pediatric Intensive Care Unit Family Conferences: A Pilot Study of Content, Communication, and Parent Perceptions. Health Communication, 1-8. doi:10.1080/10410236.2016.1217450