TABLE 3

Communication Experiences of EP and LEP Families During Rounds, at the Bedside, and During Family Conferences

EP, n = 109 (%)LEP, n = 52 (%)P
Family-centered rounds
 Present during rounds102 (94)48 (92).75
 Invited to participate on rounds90 (88)32 (67).004
 Understood plan after rounds64 (59)10 (20)<.001
Bedside communication
 Present during medical team evaluation of child108 (99)48 (93).02
 Received medical updates46 (42)19 (37).37
 Medical team spends enough time with family65 (60)16 (30).001
 Nurses spend enough time with family81 (74)16 (30)<.001
 Rely on nurses to explain key aspects of care68 (62)8 (15)<.001
Formal family conferencesn = 29 (%)n = 19 (%).20
 Understood plan after conference20 (69)8 (42).06