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Experiences of family members of patients with severe COVID-19 who died in ICUs in France

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JAMA Network

What The Study Did: This qualitative study reports that, in the midst of a major public health crisis, the erosion of family-centered care practices was associated with a dramatic impact on the experiences of family members of patients who died.

Authors: Nancy Kentish-Barnes, Ph.D., of  Saint Louis University Hospital in Paris, France, is the corresponding author.

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