Promoting parental and sibling visitation of the critically ill child can positively influence the resolution of a crisis when a child is admitted to the pediatric intensive care unit. There are many benefits as well as barriers to incorporating family-centered visitation into the plan of care. Understanding the needs, stressors, and coping styles of the entire family will help the nurse provide a positive experience when parents or siblings visit the critically ill child

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