The objectives of this systematic review were the following: (i) to describe whether culturally sensitive communication is used by clinicians (nurses and physicians) when communicating with patients and families at the end-of-life in the intensive care unit and (ii) to evaluate the impact of culturally sensitive communication at the end-of-life. The systematic review question was how is culturally sensitive communication used by clinicians when communicating with patients and families at the end-of-life in the intensive care unit?

September 25, 2018
The objectives of this systematic review were the following: (i) to describe whether culturally sensitive communication is used by clinicians (nurses and physicians) when communicating with […]
September 25, 2018
The term “comfort care” has generally become synonymous with end-of-life care in today’s healthcare environment, but the use of this terminology may have undesirable effects on […]
September 17, 2018
BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sep 12, 2018–ACP Decisions is pleased to announce that eighteen of its decision aids focused on end-of-life care have been certified by the Washington State […]
September 17, 2018
TORRANCE, Calif.—Rod Hochman vividly remembers watching his father die the wrong way, laid out by a stroke at age 78, hooked up to a ventilator and […]