A survey of clinician attitudes and self-reported practices regarding end-of-life care in heart failure.

@article{Dunlay2015ASO,
  title={A survey of clinician attitudes and self-reported practices regarding end-of-life care in heart failure.},
  author={Shannon M. Dunlay and Jilian L Foxen and Terese Cole and Molly A Feely and Ann R Loth and Jacob J Strand and Jean A Wagner and Keith M Swetz and Margaret M. Redfield},
  journal={Palliative medicine},
  year={2015},
  volume={29 3},
  pages={260-7}
}
BACKGROUND As heart failure often follows an unpredictable clinical trajectory, there has been an impetus to promote iterative patient-provider discussions regarding prognosis and preferences for end-of-life care. AIM To examine clinicians' practices, expectations, and personal level of confidence in discussing goals of care and providing end-of-life care to their patients with heart failure. DESIGN Multi-site clinician survey. SETTING AND PARTICIPANTS Physicians, nurse practitioners, and… CONTINUE READING