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Pediatric Critical Care Nursing Research Priorities-Initiating International Dialogue

Lyvonne N Tume, Minette Coetzee, Karen Dryden-Palmer, Patricia A Hickey, Sharon Kinney, Jos M Latour, Mavilde LG Pedreira, Gerri R Sefton, Lauren Sorce, Martha AQ Curley



OBJECTIVE: To identify and prioritize research questions of concern to the practice of pediatric critical care nursing practice. DESIGN: One-day consensus conference. By using a conceptual framework by Benner et al describing domains of practice in critical care nursing, nine international nurse researchers presented state-of-the-art lectures. Each identified knowledge gaps in their assigned practice domain and then poised three research questions to fill that gap. Then, meeting participants prioritized the proposed research questions using an interactive multivoting process. SETTING: Seventh World Congress on Pediatric Intensive and Critical Care in Istanbul, Turkey. PARTICIPANTS: Pediatric..

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Funding Acknowledgements

Supported, in part, by the World Federation of Pediatric Intensive and Critical Care Societies.Dr. Coetzee served as a board member for the World Federation of Paediatric Intensive and Critical Care Societies (no payment received), is employed as an Associate Professor at the University of Cape Town, and received grant support (the programme Dr. Coetzee leads is funded by grants from the ELMA Philanthrophies, the Crossley Foundation and the Children's Hospital Trust Foundation in Cape Town, South Africa). Dr. Kinney is employed by The Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne and The University of Melbourne. Her institution received grant support from the Australian Research Council Discovery Grant (DP130100221) (towards improved communication for medication safety: addressing the complexities of managing medications in hospitalized children). Dr. Sorce received support for travel from the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago (travel to WFPICCS and SCCM meetings). Her institution received grant support from National Institutes of Health (NIH) subcontracts (the NIH funded studies unrelated to this work). The remaining authors have disclosed that they do not have any potential conflicts of interest.