Miha Orazem

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BACKGROUND To determine how end-of-life decisions (EOLD) on limitations of life- sustaining treatment (LST) are made in three different types of intensive care units (ICUs) in Slovenia. METHODS A national multicenter prospective study among 31 adult and three pediatric/neonatal ICUs (PICUs). The questionnaire form on EOLD was designed to assess the(More)
BACKGROUND Advances in intensive care medicine have enormously improved ability to successfully treat seriously ill patients. However, intensive treatment and prolongation of life is not always in the patient's best interest, and many ethical dilemmas arise in end-of-life (EOL) situations. We aimed to assess intensive care unit (ICU) physicians' experiences(More)
AIMS The aims of this study were to assess the attitudes of Slovene paediatricians to aspects of end-of-life (EOL) care and compare these attitudes between paediatric intensivists, paediatric specialists and paediatric residents. METHODS We performed a cross-sectional survey, using a specifically designed 43-item anonymous questionnaire. RESULTS We(More)
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