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SCCM Pod-344 Developing an ICU Diary in the Pediatric ICU

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Todd Fraser, MD, speaks with Jenny Tcharmtchi, BSN, RN, CCRN, about the article, “Family Experience in the PICU,” published in Critical Connections, the Society of Critical Care Medicine's newsletter. Ms. Tcharmtchi discusses her unit’s effort to better understand the family experience in the ICU through development of a survey. She also discusses implementing an ICU diary to facilitate communication between patient families and ICU staff. Ms. Tcharmtchi is a nurse leader in the pediatric intensive care unit at Texas Children’s Hospital in Houston, Texas. 

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