Impact of COVID-19 on bereavement support in Australian intensive care units

Ashliegh Butler, Kristen Ranse, Lisa Speedie, Melissa Riegel, Thomas Buckley

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Each year almost 9,000 adults and children die in Australian ICUs. Providing bereavement support to their families is a key part of intensive care nursing. However, there is no recent data on the provision of bereavement services in Australian ICUs, or on the impacts of COVID-19 on these services.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages1
Publication statusE-pub ahead of print - 22 Aug 2023
EventANZICS/ACCCN Intensive Care Annual Scientific Meeting 2023 - Adelaide Convention Centre, Adelaide, Australia
Duration: 29 Mar 202331 Mar 2023 (Published abstracts)


ConferenceANZICS/ACCCN Intensive Care Annual Scientific Meeting 2023
Abbreviated titleICU on the Edge
OtherThe ANZICS/ACCCN Annual Scientific Meeting, which incorporates the annual Paediatric and Neonatal Intensive Care Conference, will be held at the Adelaide Convention Centre, from 29 – 31 March 2023. The Annual Scientific Meeting will be the preeminent critical care conference in Australasia for the calendar year and will be an important platform that will allow doctors, nurses and allied health practitioners to meaningfully connect and discuss new developments and research in the field of intensive and critical care.
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