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Taking care of yourself: Caregiver, spokesperson, advocate: Helping understand the ICU, section 6  
Abstract:  This document is section 6 of the manual Helping You Understand the ICU. It explains why self-care is important for the caregiver, spokesperson, and advocate for someone in the ICU. Tips and ideas for self-care are included.
Author: Intensive Care Unit (ICU)/5E, 5SE
Publisher/Date/Rev:  University of Washington Medical Center, 2009, April 1, 2009
UWMC Availability:  Intensive Care Unit (ICU)/5E, 5SE; 5E (ICU/Critical Care Unit); 5SE (ICU/Critical Care Unit)
General Topics:  Patient Care Procedures & Instructions; Hospital Stay; About UWMC
Specific Subject(s):  Self Care; Patient Care; Family Support; Family Participation in Treatment; Caregivers; Advocacy
Language(s):  English
Audience:  Partner; Caregiver; Patient; Parent
Format: Manual
Reading Level: Moderate
Cost: Unknown
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