Admission to intensive care unit at the end-of-life: is it an informed decision?

@article{Rady2004AdmissionTI,
  title={Admission to intensive care unit at the end-of-life: is it an informed decision?},
  author={Mohamed Y. Rady and Daniel D. Johnson},
  journal={Palliative medicine},
  year={2004},
  volume={18 8},
  pages={705-11}
}
UNLABELLED There is a major deficiency in the end-of-life care offered to patients dying in the intensive care unit (ICU). HYPOTHESIS Hospitalized dying patients had informed discussions on end-of-life and palliative care options before admission to ICU. PATIENTS AND METHODS A descriptive non-interventional study was performed at a teaching hospital to examine if patients who died in hospital had informed discussions on end-of-life care before admission to ICU. The impact of these… CONTINUE READING

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