Implementation of condition help: family teaching and evaluation of family understanding.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Partnering with families to deliver safe care includes teaching how to activate the rapid response team (RRT) if their hospitalized child's condition worsens. Condition Help (Condition H) is how families call the RRT. Pediatric nurses used scripted Condition H teaching and follow-up surveys to evaluate family understanding about Condition H. Although there were only 2 Condition H calls during the study period, 53% to 90% of families received Condition H teaching, and family understanding was greater than 75%.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Hueckel, RM; Mericle, JM; Frush, K; Martin, PL; Champagne, MT

Published Date

  • April 2012

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 27 / 2

Start / End Page

  • 176 - 181

PubMed ID

  • 21989457

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1550-5065

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1097/NCQ.0b013e318235bdec


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States