Interventions to Improve End-of-Life Care - Controlled Trials

A controlled trial to improve care for seriously ill hospitalized patients. The study to understand prognoses and preferences for outcomes and risks of treatments (SUPPORT). The SUPPORT Principal Investigators. Jama 1995; 274:1591-8.

Azoulay E, Pochard F, Chevret S, et al. Impact of a Family Information Leaflet on Effectiveness of Information Provided to Family Members of Intensive Care Unit Patients. A multicenter, prospective, randomized, controlled trial. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2002; 165:438-442.

Holloran SD, Starkey GW, Burke PA, Steele G, Jr., Forse RA. An educational intervention in the surgical intensive care unit to improve ethical decisions. Surgery 1995; 118:294-8; discussion 298-9.

Promoting Excellence in End-of-Life Care was a national program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation dedicated to long-term changes in health care institutions to substantially improve care for dying people and their families.

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