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ICU Management

ISICEM18: Breaking bad news in the ICU

2018 20 Mar

Communication is key to breaking bad news in the ICU, and intensivists need to learn to listen more when talking to families, said J. Randall Curtis, Professor of Medicine, Adjunct Professor, Department of Bioethics and Humanities, and Director, UW Palliative Care Center of Excellence at UW Medicine.   Even before breaking bad news,... Read more

ICU Management

ISICEM18: More good studies needed, says Vincent

2018 20 Mar

Intensivists need to learn from their oncologist colleagues by running trials with carefully selected patient groups, as medicine moves from personalised medicine to precision medicine, said Prof Jean-Louis Vincent, speaking at the opening of the 38th International Symposium on Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine in Brussels on Tuesday.... Read more