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Policy statement calls for shared decision-making in ICU

Critical Care SmartBrief | Apr 29, 2016

A policy statement published in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine called for shared decision-making in the ICU that includes collaboration between patients or surrogates and clinicians to make decisions and define overall care goals. The policy, which represents the views of the SCCM and other groups, was developed after a review of relevant literature. PhysiciansBriefing.com (04/28)


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