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ICU Management

Applying ICU patients' values and preferences to treatment decisions

2019 23 Apr

U.S. researchers examined how often clinicians and surrogates in intensive care units (ICUs) incorporate critically ill patients’ values and preferences into treatment decisions. They analysed 249 audiorecorded clinician-family conferences about prognosis and goals of care for incapacitated, critically ill patients.  Results show that most... Read more