Table 1

Survey (phase 1) responses

Healthcare professionals agree or strongly agreeUnitPhysicians, N=36P valueRTs, N=7P valueNurses, N=50P valueOverall,
N=93
P value
Families are always up to datePICU today26/36 (72%)7/7 (100%)40/50 (74%)73/93 (79%)
PICU 6 months ago23/35 (66%)<0.0016/7 (86%)0.1713/49 (27%)<0.00142/91 (46%)<0.001
I have a full understanding of the plans for my patientPICU today30/35 (86%)4/7 (57%)42/49 (86%)76/91 (84%)
PICU 6 months ago22/32 (69%)0.034/7 (57%)1.0024/45 (53%)<0.00150/84 (59%)<0.001
Families are always up to dateACU today17/35 (49%)4/7 (57%)9/49 (18%)30/91 (33%)
ACU 6 months ago6/32 (19%)<0.0013/7 (43%)0.364/45 (9%)0.0413/84 (16%)<0.001
I have a full understanding of the plans for my patientACU today23/35 (66%)6/7 (86%)13/49 (27%)42/91 (46%)
ACU 6 months ago14/31 (44%)0.0033/7 (43%)0.048/45 (18%)0.0825/83 (30%)<0.001
  • ACU, acute care unit; PICU, pediatric intensive care unit; RT, respiratory therapist.