Quality of life before intensive care admission: agreement between patient and relative assessment


Objective: To assess the agreement between patients and relatives concerning the formers’ quality of life (QOL) before intensive care unit (ICU) admission.¶Design: Prospective study involving direct interviews of patients and relatives during ICU stay.¶Setting: Two four-bed surgical-medical ICUs in a 960-bed teaching hospital.¶Patients and methods: A… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s001340051341


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