A Literature Review Examining the Barriers to the Implementation of Family Witnessed Resuscitation

Johnson, C. International Emergency Nursing. Published online: November 9, 2016


  • Care provided during death significantly impacts the family’s grieving process.
  • All resuscitation efforts can be a successful if healthy grieving is promoted.
  • FWR remains highly controversial and rarely adopted in practice.
  • Numerous professional bodies call for the practice of FWR.
  • FWR can diminish doubt that all was done that could be during resuscitation events.

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