End-of-life care in the pediatric intensive care unit: attitudes and practices of pediatric critical care physicians and nurses.

@article{Burns2001EndoflifeCI,
  title={End-of-life care in the pediatric intensive care unit: attitudes and practices of pediatric critical care physicians and nurses.},
  author={Jeffrey P Burns and Charlene Mitchell and John L. Griffith and Robert D. Truog},
  journal={Critical care medicine},
  year={2001},
  volume={29 3},
  pages={658-64}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine the attitudes and practices of pediatric critical care attending physicians and pediatric critical care nurses on end-of-life care. DESIGN Cross-sectional survey. SETTING A random sample of clinicians at 31 pediatric hospitals in the United States. MEASUREMENTS AND MAIN RESULTS The survey was completed by 110/130 (85%) physicians and 92/130 (71%) nurses. The statement that withholding and withdrawing life support is unethical was not endorsed by any of the… CONTINUE READING

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 41 extracted citations

Dignified death for children : concept analysis MORTE

DIGNA DA CRIANÇA
2009
View 7 Excerpts
Highly Influenced

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…