Achieving consensus on withdrawing or withholding care for critically Ill patients

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Objective:To examine the decision-making process to withhold of stop life support. Design:Survey. Setting:Medical intensive care unit of a tertiary care center. Participants:Physicians and families of 15 critically ill patients; in seven cases patients also participated. Measurements:Meetings between physicians and family members concerning a decision to… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF02599446

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