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Examination of a Palliative Care Screening Tool in Intensive Care Unit Patients
No standardized screening tool for the assessment of a patient's needs for palliative care in the intensive care unit (ICU) exists. This retrospective, descriptive, exploratory study examined the Center to Advance Palliative ...
Integrating CAPC Communication Curriculum into Medical Residents’ ICU Education to Improve Primary Palliative Care Communication Skills
Purpose: The purpose of this quality improvement project was to implement palliative care communication education into medical residents’ ICU rotations.|Background: Approximately 540,000, or over 20%, of patient deaths in ...
Implementing Palliative Care Guidelines in the Newborn Intensive Care Unit
Each year many families are affected by the loss of a child. Some families may be aware that their baby’s life will be short-lived and yet other families are left to deal with difficult decisions immediately after their ...