Implementation of the Josie King Care Journal in a pediatric intensive care unit: a quality improvement project.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

The Care Journal is a tool developed by the Josie King Foundation to promote interactive exchange among providers and patients/families. The Care Journal was implemented in a pediatric intensive care unit, and surveys were administered to assess perceptions about use. Parents who used the Care Journal and nursing staff found it to be a useful tool that improved communication, made parents feel more knowledgeable and empowered, and improved parents' overall perception of the hospital stay.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Turner, K; Frush, K; Hueckel, R; Relf, MV; Thornlow, D; Champagne, MT

Published Date

  • July 2013

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 28 / 3

Start / End Page

  • 257 - 264

PubMed ID

  • 23117793

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1550-5065

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1097/NCQ.0b013e318276da87


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States