Title of ArticleHolistic rehabilitation from intensive care: lessons from America
Type of ArticleCritical reflection on practice development
Author/sJoanne McPeake
ReferenceVolume 2, Issue 2, Article 12
Date of PublicationNovember 2012
KeywordsCritical care, delirium, mobilisation, nursing, patient-centred care, rehabilitation

The Winston Churchill Memorial Trust offers travelling fellowships to individuals each year to travel overseas. This paper will critically reflect on a recent travelling fellowship to the USA. Hospitals and intensive care units were visited in Texas, Utah, Tennessee and Massachusetts, with the aim of exploring strategies for implementing patient-centred, individualised care within and after discharge from the intensive care unit.

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