Physician Decisions Regarding Life Support in the Intensive Care Unit
Osborne, Molly L.
Chest. 1992 Jan; 101(1): 217-224.
Advance Directives; Allowing to Die; Attitudes; Biomedical Technologies; Costs and Benefits; Critically Ill; Decision Making; Diagnosis; Economics; Family Members; Futility; Guidelines; Hospitals; Intensive Care Units; Life; Mortality; Physicians; Prognosis; Prolongation of Life; Remuneration; Resource Allocation; Selection for Treatment; Terminally Ill; Treatment Outcome; Ventilators; Withholding Treatment;
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Walter, Stephen D.; Cook, Deborah J.; Guyatt, Gordon H.; Spanier, Allan; Jaeschke, Roman; Todd, Thomas R.J.; Streiner, David L. (1998-01)OBJECTIVE: To examine the relationship between intensive care unit (ICU) healthcare workers' confidence and their decision to withdraw life support. DESIGN: Cross-sectional survey of Canadian intensivists, ICU housestaff, ...