End-of-life care in the intensive care unit: the Irish Ethicus data.

@article{Collins2006EndoflifeCI,
  title={End-of-life care in the intensive care unit: the Irish Ethicus data.},
  author={Niamh C. Collins and Dermot M Phelan and Brian Marsh and Charles L Sprung},
  journal={Critical care and resuscitation : journal of the Australasian Academy of Critical Care Medicine},
  year={2006},
  volume={8 4},
  pages={315-20}
}
OBJECTIVE To study the frequency, rationale and process for withholding (WH) and withdrawing (WD) life-sustaining therapies in intensive care patients in Ireland. DESIGN Prospective, observational study, comprising a subset of the European Ethicus Study. SETTING AND PARTICIPANTS 122 patients who died or who had life-sustaining therapies limited in the ICU of a university hospital, 1 September 1999 to 30 June 2000. OUTCOME MEASURES AND RESULTS An end-of-life (EOL) treatment decision was… CONTINUE READING

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