[Skip to Content]
Access to paid content on this site is currently suspended due to excessive activity being detected from your IP address 54.161.249.135. Please contact the publisher to request reinstatement.
[Skip to Content Landing]
Views 208
Citations 0
Comment & Response
March 2016

Upholding Family-Centered Care in the Face of High-Consequence Pathogens—Thinking Inside the Room—Reply

Author Affiliations
  • 1Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Boston Children’s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts
  • 2Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia
  • 3Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland
JAMA Pediatr. 2016;170(3):299. doi:10.1001/jamapediatrics.2015.4515

In Reply We appreciate the response by Curley and Meyer to our Viewpoint titled “Family-Centered Care and High-Consequence Pathogens: Thinking Outside the Room”1 and the continued dialogue regarding family-centered care and high-consequence pathogens. We agree with the assertion that family-centered care and parental presence remain a vital component of pediatric health care delivery. As such, we take issue with the contention that infection control practices that promote safety are “inhumane.”

First Page Preview View Large
First page PDF preview
First page PDF preview
×