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Improving palliative and end-of-life care 

Improving palliative and end-of-life care
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Improving palliative and end-of-life care
Author(s):

Graeme Rocker

, Kathleen A Puntillo

, Élie Azoulay

, Judith E Nelson

, and Max Watson

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199239245.003.0002
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date: 20 April 2021

Barriers to high-quality ICU palliative care 42

Judith E Nelson

Evaluation of palliative care quality 46

Judith E Nelson

Although ICU palliative care has been prioritized for quality improvement, the pace of progress remains slow. A number of impediments can be identified, including:

Attitudes toward the relationship between palliative care and critical care....

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