Secondary Logo

Journal Logo

Institutional members access full text with Ovid®

Patient- and Family-Centered Care: A Call to Action for New Knowledge and Innovation

Mastro, Kari A. MSN, RN, NEA-BC; Flynn, Linda PhD, RN, FAAN; Preuster, Christa MSN, RN-BC, APN

JONA: The Journal of Nursing Administration: September 2014 - Volume 44 - Issue 9 - p 446–451
doi: 10.1097/NNA.0000000000000099

This article summarizes the findings of an integrative literature review of 19 publications exploring patient- and family-centered care (PFCC) in children’s hospitals. The authors provide recommendations for nurse executives who are implementing PFCC in clinical practice. Findings from this review inform the evidence-based practices of nurse executives as they contemplate innovations in PFCC.

Supplemental Digital Content is available in the text.

Author Affiliations: Vice President (Ms Mastro), Nursing and Patient Care Services, Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital at New York Presbyterian; Clinical Professor, Columbia University, New York; PhD Student, University of Colorado, Denver; Associate Dean and Professor (Dr Flynn), College of Nursing, University of Colorado, Denver, Anschutz Medical Campus; Adjunct Clinical Instructor (Ms Preuster), College of Nursing, Seton Hall University, South Orange, New Jersey, and Adjunct Professor, New Jersey City University, Jersey City.

The authors declare no conflicts of interest.

Correspondence: Ms Mastro, Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital at New York Presbyterian, 3959 Broadway, New York, NY 10032 (

Supplemental digital content is available for this article. Direct URL citations appear in the printed text and are provided in the HTML and PDF versions of this article on the journal’s Web site (

© 2014 Wolters Kluwer Health | Lippincott Williams & Wilkins