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Little is known about whether clinicians and surrogate decision makers follow recommended strategies for shared decision making by incorporating intensive care unit (ICU) patients' values and preferences into treatment decisions.
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Name: JAMA internal medicine
Little is known about the process by which inpatient teams document and convey goals of care (GOC) for critically ill surgical patients. We sought to explore clinician perspectives on the barriers and...
Earlier clinician-patient conversations about patients' values, goals, and preferences in serious illness (ie, serious illness conversations) are associated with better outcomes but occur inconsistent...
Shared decision-making (SDM) is the accepted standard for medical decision-making. It is a model that explicitly values input from both the clinical team and the patient or family. Patients and their ...
There are no evidence-based programs to train physicians to facilitate shared decision-making based on incapacitated intensive care unit (ICU) patients' values and preferences.
Eliciting and integrating patients' preferences in decision-making in palliative oncology is an important criterion for the quality of end-of-life care. It is an essential prerequisite in supporting t...
This study was a trial of a formal system of family meetings to support family decision makers of chronically critically ill patients in the intensive care unit.
The purpose of this study is to determine the effect of a clinician communication coaching intervention versus control on an objective measure of the quality of communication (primary outc...
This is a comparative, effectiveness trial with the overarching goal of this research project to ensure patient-centered decisions about the use of intensive treatments for patients with a...
The purpose of this study is to test the effectiveness of a multi-faceted communication intervention for family members of critically ill patients to reduce the family members' long-term s...
The overall purpose of this project is to evaluate the effects of a family therapy intervention for grieving families with children. The main outcome variable is family communication.
Providing the patient, family or others information, and then allowing them to take an action or restate the information in their own words. The clinician prefaces communications with a statement framed to show the clinician has the burden of effective communication rather than the patient.
The complete summaries of the frequencies of the values or categories of a measurement made on a group of items, a population, or other collection of data. The distribution tells either how many or what proportion of the group was found to have each value (or each range of values) out of all the possible values that the quantitative measure can have.
Declarations by patients, made in advance of a situation in which they may be incompetent to decide about their own care, stating their treatment preferences or authorizing a third party to make decisions for them. (Bioethics Thesaurus)
Specialized hospital facilities which provide intensive care for burn patients.
Communication between animals involving the giving off by one individual of some chemical or physical signal, that, on being received by another, influences its behavior.