Withholding and Withdrawing Life Prolonging Treatment in the Intensive Care Unit: A Current European Perspective
Chronic Respiratory Disease 2004; 1(2): 115-120
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Curtis, J Randall; Vincent, Jean-Louis (2010-10-16)The intensive care unit (ICU) is where patients are given some of the most technologically advanced life-sustaining treatments, and where difficult decisions are made about the usefulness of such treatments. The substantial ...
Yaguchi, Arino; Truog, Robert D.; Curtis, J. Randall; Luce, John M.; Levy, Mitchell M.; Melot, Christian; Vincent, Jean-Louis (2005-09-26)BACKGROUND: Important international differences exist in attitudes toward end-of-life issues in the intensive care unit. METHODS: A simple questionnaire survey was sent by e-mail to participants at an international meeting ...