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Predictors of symptoms of posttraumatic stress and depression in family members after patient death in the ICU.
BACKGROUND Patients' deaths in the ICU have been associated with a high burden of psychologic symptoms in families. This study identifies characteristics associated with psychologic symptoms inExpand
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Guidelines for Family-Centered Care in the Neonatal, Pediatric, and Adult ICU
Objective: To provide clinicians with evidence-based strategies to optimize the support of the family of critically ill patients in the ICU. Methods: We used the Council of Medical SpecialtyExpand
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Estimating the Effect of Palliative Care Interventions and Advance Care Planning on ICU Utilization: A Systematic Review*
Objective: We conducted a systematic review to answer three questions: 1) Do advance care planning and palliative care interventions lead to a reduction in ICU admissions for adult patients withExpand
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Effect of communication skills training for residents and nurse practitioners on quality of communication with patients with serious illness: a randomized trial.
IMPORTANCE Communication about end-of-life care is a core clinical skill. Simulation-based training improves skill acquisition, but effects on patient-reported outcomes are unknown. OBJECTIVE ToExpand
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ICU care associated with symptoms of depression and posttraumatic stress disorder among family members of patients who die in the ICU.
BACKGROUND Psychologic symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and depression are relatively common among family members of patients who die in the ICU. The patient-level risk factors forExpand
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Predictors of posttraumatic stress disorder and return to usual major activity in traumatically injured intensive care unit survivors.
OBJECTIVE To assess intensive care unit (ICU)/acute care service-delivery characteristics and pre-ICU factors as predictors of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and return to usual major activityExpand
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Posttraumatic stress disorder following critical illness.
Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a common psychiatric condition that can occur after a traumatic event. Individuals exposed to traumatic events are at risk for PTSD and other psychologicExpand
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Interprofessional communication skills training for serious illness: evaluation of a small-group, simulated patient intervention.
BACKGROUND Communication with patients and families is an essential component of high-quality care in serious illness. Small-group skills training can result in new communication behaviors, but pastExpand
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A comparison of predictive equations of energy expenditure and measured energy expenditure in critically ill patients.
PURPOSE Multiple equations exist for predicting resting energy expenditure (REE). The accuracy of these for estimating energy requirements of critically ill patients is not clear, especially forExpand
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Posttraumatic stress disorder among survivors of critical illness: creation of a conceptual model addressing identification, prevention, and management
Quality of life is frequently impaired among survivors of critical illness, and psychiatric morbidity is an important element contributing to poor quality of life in these patients. Among potentialExpand
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