Neville, T., Wiley, J., Holmboe, E., Tseng, C., Vespa, P., Kleerup, E. & Wenger, N. (2015). Differences between attendings' and fellows' perceptions of futile treatment in the intensive care unit at one academic health center : Implications for training. Academic Medicine,90(3), 324-330. Retrieved from https://doi.org/10.1097/ACM.0000000000000617
Purpose: Knowing when patients are too ill to benefit from intensive care is essential for clinicians to recommend aggressive or palliative care as appropriate. To explore prognostic ability among critical care fellows, the authors compared fellows’ and attendings’ assessments of futile critical care and evaluated factors associated with assessments.
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