A prospective study of primary surrogate decision makers' knowledge of intensive care.

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OBJECTIVES We sought to determine 1) primary surrogate decision makers' knowledge of their family members' intensive care and resuscitation status; 2) whether characteristics such as low education level and lack of English language fluency were associated with poor knowledge of intensive care; 3) surrogates' ratings of intensive care unit team communication… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/CCM.0b013e31816a0784

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@article{Rodriguez2008APS, title={A prospective study of primary surrogate decision makers' knowledge of intensive care.}, author={R. M. Rodriguez and Eduardo Navarrete and Jason Schwaber and William McKleroy and Amy Clouse and Sandra F Kerrigan and Jonathan R Fortman}, journal={Critical care medicine}, year={2008}, volume={36 5}, pages={1633-6} }