How to respond to an ICU patient asking if she/he is going to die

Abstract

This question has been fielded by many clinicians working in the intensive care unit (ICU). While ICU clinicians frequently must discuss poor prognosis and impending death with families and surrogate decision-makers, it is less common to have these conversations directly with critically ill patients. A question like this can be deeply uncomfortable for… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00134-016-4533-y

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