Stability of end-of-life preferences: A systematic review of the evidence

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Author(s): Catherine L. Auriemma, Christina A. Nguyen, Rachel Bronheim, Saida Kent, Shrivatsa Nadiger, Dustin Pardo, Scott D. Halpern
Journal: JAMA Internal Medicine
Publication Year: 2014

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IMPORTANCE: Policies and practices…

Variation in decisions to forgo life-sustaining therapies in U.S. intensive care units

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Author(s): Caroline M. Quill, Sarah J. Ratcliffe, Michael O. Harhay, Scott D. Halpern
Journal: CHEST
Publication Year: 2014

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ABSTRACT BACKGROUND: The magnitude and implication of variation in end-of-life decision-making…

A randomized trial of nighttime physician staffing in an intensive care unit

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Author(s): Meeta Prasad Kerlin, Dylan S. Small, Elizabeth Cooney, Barry D. Fuchs, Lisa M. Bellini, Mark E. Mikkelsen, William D. Schweickert, Rita N. Bakhru, Nicole B. Gabler, Michael O.…

Default options in advance directives influence how patients set goals for end-of-life care

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Author(s): Scott D. Halpern, George Loewenstein, Kevin G. Volpp, Elizabeth Cooney, Kelly Vranas, Caroline M. Quill, Mary S. McKenzie, Michael O. Harhay, Nicole B. Gabler, Tatiana Silva, Robert Arnold,…

Perceptions of organ donation after circulatory determination of death among critical care physicians and nurses: a national survey

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Author(s): Joanna L. Hart, Rachel Kohn, Scott D. Halpern
Journal: Critical Care Medicine
Publication Year: 2012

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OBJECTIVE: We sought to identify factors related to critical care physicians' and…

Shaping end-of-life care: Behavioral economics and advance directives

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Author(s): Scott D. Halpern
Journal: Seminars in Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine
Publication Year: 2012

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A central but unmet challenge in health care delivery is to increase the…