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PSYCHOLOGICAL AND ETHICAL ASPECTS OF THE PRESENCE OF FAMILY MEMBERS DURING CARDIAC RESUSCITATION IN CHILDREN
The presence of family members during medical investigations has given rise to intense debates. These disputes had at their center ethical, psychological and political issues. The authors approach, from a theoretical perspective, aspects related to the presence of family during medical interventions in children with cardiac problems, especially during cardiac resuscitation procedures. This field has accumulated the pros and cons
generated by health policies in various countries, the level of collaboration of the family, the special training of doctors and of the whole cardiac resuscitation team, the participation of the family in work protocols and the creation of conditions for conducting cardiac resuscitation in this manner.
Keywords: child, cardiac deficiencies, malformations, cardiac resuscitation, family, psychological distress, therapy
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