Measuring communication quality in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
Orfali Kristina, Guttmann K.F. & Kelley A.S., "Measuring communication quality in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit" in Pediatric Research, 2021. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41390-021-01522-6
High quality communication between providers and parents of seriously ill neonatal patients is vital and yet poorly understood. Feudtner summarized five challenges and seven priorities to the study and advancement of pediatric palliative care. Improvement of communication is a priority, while lack of specification and measurement of outcomes relevant to the pediatric population remains a challenge. Specifically, measurement of communication quality in pediatrics, and especially neonatology, is problematic.
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