Death and Dying in the ICU: Bringing Lessons From ICU Liberation to End-of-Life ICU Care
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Ethics End of Life, Patient and Family Support, 2021
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The Society of Critical Care Medicine's Critical Care Congress features internationally renowned faculty and content sessions highlighting the most up-to-date, evidence-based developments in critical care medicine. This is a presentation from the 2021 Critical Care Congress held virtually from January 31-February 12, 2021.

Learning Objectives

  • Describe the key domains that define high-quality end-of-life ICU care
  • Apply existing end-of-life ICU care quality measures to practice and compare to national and international trends
  • Identify at least two key strategies that will help improve end-of-life care for patients in the ICU


What Is High-Quality End-of-Life Care?
J. Randall Curtis

Variability of End-of-Life Care in U.S. ICUs: Insights From the ICU Liberation Collaborative
Jacqueline Kruser

Trends in End-of-Life Care Over Time: A European Perspective
Charles L. Sprung

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Content Type Presentation
Knowledge Area Ethics End of Life
Knowledge Area Patient and Family Support
Knowledge Level Foundational
Knowledge Level Intermediate
Knowledge Level Advanced
Membership Level Select
Tag Palliative Care
Tag Brain Death
Tag Communication
Year 2021
high-quality end-of-life care
observational data
withholding and withdrawing life support
appropriateness of care
family caregivers
psychological symptoms
palliative care


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