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T hese recommendations are intended to provide information and advice for clinicians who deliver end-of-life care in intensive care units (ICUs). The number of deaths that occur in the ICU after the withdrawal of life support is increasing, with one recent survey finding that 90% of patients who die in ICUs now do so after a decision to limit therapy (1).(More)
We summarize the key interventions and general findings from a 3-yr project titled, "Merging Palliative and Critical Care Cultures in the Medical Intensive Care Unit." This multifaceted demonstration project was designed so palliative care and intensive care clinicians would share their expertise and develop projects that promote end-of-life care in a(More)
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