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ICU Visiting Hour Restrictions Hurt More Than They Help

Top of Mind with Julie Rose
  • Apr 12, 2018 11:00 pm
  • 17:26

(Originally aired: Nov. 6, 2017) Guest: Giora Netzer, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Maryland There’s a nationwide movement to loosen visitor restrictions in critical care hospital settings. Advocates for giving a patient’s family open access to the ICU say it improves things for both the patient and the family. Not all intensive care nurses or hospital administrators agree, however.