Critical care physician Dr. Wes Ely talks about what he’s learned from his years of research about how providers and families can work together to improve intensive care unit stays for patients by always seeing and treating them as whole persons.

Top 3 Take-Aways:
1. Bring personhood back to every encounter. Remember A2F!
2. We all want and deserve something better for ICU care.
3. Get the book!

Other references:
Every Deep-Drawn Breath” by Dr. Wes Ely
2021 Report of the American Hospital Association
A2F Overview
Patients and Families Overview


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