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Inviting family members to be present during cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is increasingly common; however, it is still a controversial practice and has not been widely adopted in the USA. While a number of studies suggest that family members are amenable to this practice, robust, scientifically rigorous evidence demonstrating the psychological impact of witnessing a family member's resuscitation is lacking.
A total of 570 first-degree, adult family members of adult patients undergoing CPR in the home setting were included in this cluster-randomised controlled trial that was conducted in France. Family members in the intervention group were given the option of being present during …
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