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The purpose of this study is to evaluate family-led interventions for Intensive Care Unit (ICU) patients' symptoms (i.e., pain and thirst) that will involve ICU patients' family members in the non-pharmacological management of these symptoms. This family involvement may help to ameliorate not only patients' symptoms but also the families' symptoms and promote family satisfaction with ICU care.
Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Single Blind (Outcomes Assessor), Primary Purpose: Treatment
mouth care, pain intervention
U.C. San Francisco
University of California, San Francisco
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-24T14:15:08-0400
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Acute pain that comes on rapidly despite the use of pain medication.
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