Resuscitation outcomes no worse when families watch doctors work

March 24, 2015 8:31 PM

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(Reuters Health) - - Letting family members watch while doctors work to bring a loved one back from the brink of death may not hurt patients' odds of survival, a new study suggests.

"Hospitals that have been hesitant to set policies that allow families to be in the room during resuscitation should be encouraged that this didn't lead to worse outcomes or errors," said Dr. Zachary Goldberger, the study’s lead author from the University of Washington Harborview Medical Center in S...

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