For historical context, today is 05.11.22 and I am going to start compiling the data showing the benefits of having a palliative care team in the ICU. This post will be updated regularly as time permits. I have been fortunate to work, and have worked, with some great people on these teams during the course of my career. From these palliative care teams, I have learned much about how to take care of this particular side of ICU care. I have touched up on how I do some of my own palliative care-type work in a previous post where I explain how I speak to patients regarding expectations for patients who unfortunately end up on mechanical ventilation secondary to you-know-what. You can check out that post and podcast by CLICKING HERE. More coming soon…..
Citations for Palliative Care in the ICU
Ito K, George N, Wilson J, Bowman J, Aaronson E, Ouchi K. Primary palliative care recommendations for critical care clinicians. J Intensive Care. 2022 Apr 15;10(1):20. doi: 10.1186/s40560-022-00612-9. PMID: 35428371; PMCID: PMC9013119.
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