September 12, 2018
Don’t you think he looks comfortable right now?” We stand quietly at the foot of the bed and watch. The patient lies semisupine in the mechanical […]
September 12, 2018
Dr. Shoshana Ungerleider is bringing together a cross-disciplinary set of minds to reimagine what dying in America looks like today starting with palliative care in the […]
August 21, 2018
Even though good communication among clinicians, patients, and family members is identified as the most important factor in end-of-life care in ICUs, it is the least accomplished. According to accumulated […]
August 21, 2018
Ten percent to 20% of trauma patients admitted to the intensive care unit (ICU) will die from their injuries. Providing appropriate end-of-life care in this setting is difficult […]