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The prevalence of perceptions of mismatch between treatment intensity and achievable goals of care in the intensive care unit: a cross-sectional study

Anstey, Matthew; Litton, Edward; Trevenen, Michelle L.; Thompson, Kelly; Webb, Steve; Seppelt, Ian; Mitchell, Imogen


Purpose: To describe the prevalence of perceptions of patients receiving a mismatch in treatment intensity, as perceived by intensive care unit (ICU) healthcare providers, and to assess the congruence of perceptions between providers. Methods: In this cross-sectional, observational study conducted in 21 ICUs in Australia and New Zealand, patient prevalence data was linked to an ICU staff survey to describe the extent to which patient treatment intensity was matched to the perceived prognosis...[Show more]

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Date published: 2019-02-06
Type: Journal article
Source: Intensive Care Medicine
DOI: 10.1007/s00134-019-05543-y


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