Is it good for the patients? Good for the families? Good for the child? Read the debate and make up your own mind.
Sylvia M. Barchue is the Patient Care Center Director, Medical/Surgical Units, ICU, ED & Pulmonary Care, James J. Peters VA Medical Center, Bronx, NY.
Aneita Morgan is a Clinical Care Team Manager, Intensive Care Unit, James J. Peters VA Medical Center, Bronx, NY.
The authors declare no conflict of interest.
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