Aust Crit Care 2021 Mar 15. Epub 2021 Mar 15.
School of Nursing & Midwifery, Edith Cowan University, 270 Joondalup Drive, Joondalup, WA, 6027, Australia; Maternal and Child Nursing Department, School of Nursing, The University of Jordan, Amman, 11942, Jordan.
Aim: The aim of the study was to identify the enablers and/or barriers to children visiting their ill parent/carer in intensive care units by examining the visiting policies as practiced or perceived by nurses and experienced or perceived by parents and caregivers.
Review Method: This is a scoping review following Joanna Briggs Institute Protocol Guidelines.
Data Sources: An extensive literature search of Cumulative Index of Nursing and Allied Health Literature, Medical Literature Analysis and Retrieval System Online, PsychINFO, PubMed, and Excerpta Medica dataBASE databases, using key terms, was conducted between May 2019 and July 2020; studies published between 1990 and 2020 were considered for inclusion. Read More