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Exploring the Impact of COVID-19 Visitor Restrictions on Care in ICU

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We want to understand your experience as a patient or family member in a Canadian ICU during the COVID-19 visitor restrictions to fully explore solutions and ways that health care providers, patients and patient families can better support each other to ensure patient-family centered care.

Family members can participate in an interview and/or survey. You can read more information in the survey invitation/consent letter here.

Patients can participate in an interview. Your participation is voluntary and involves an interview with a research assistant over phone, video chat, or email that should take less than an hour of your time. You will have an opportunity to review your responses prior to inclusion in the study and all responses will be anonymized.

If you are interested in participating in our study or would like more information please contact our research assistant Faith Bae, RN at: Faith.Bae@usask.ca or (306)966-2583 or leave your contact information here to have someone from the study team follow up with you.

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Laura Klein

Clinical Practice Consultant in Fraser Health

Laura Klein

Seeking the patient perspective doesn’t have to be complicated; it simply entails a commitment to ask and listen. Patient advisors not only bring a valuable perspective but also share original ideas and unique skills. Including the patient and family perspective changes the conversation and aligns the team’s focus towards common goals.