Guide to ICU Family Meetings Pocket Card - Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School

Name:
Massachusetts General Hospital, Medical ICU Project: Guide to ICU Family Meetings Pocket Card

Description:
Laminated pocket card for clinicians to be used as a quick reference guide to family meetings and communication points when meeting with families of ICU patients.

Category:
Educational - Clinician Education

Source:
Massachusetts General Hospital
Palliative Care Services
55 Fruit Street
Boston MA 02114
www.massgeneral.org

Contact:
J. Andrew Billings, M.D.
jbillings@partners.org

How the grantee used this instrument:
An easily accessed guide for clinicians and care team members when arranging meetings with families who are facing end-of-life care of a loved one in the ICU.

Keywords:
meeting management, clinical information, family members, caregivers, grief and bereavement, quality of life, spiritual, patient/family education, communication

To use this tool:
You may print and copy this tool for your own use from this site. Please credit the source.

References:
Developed specifically for this project by the project team.

To view this tool:

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Posted: July 2006

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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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