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Beckers Hospital Review: ICU End-of-life Care Rated Better Than In Other VA Hospital Units

By January 27, 2020 No Comments

“Families of patients who died rate the quality of end-of-life care in the intensive care unit higher than in other hospital units, according to a study in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine.

Researchers from Philadelphia-based Penn Medicine analyzed clinical data and bereavement surveys from the family members of more than 28,000 patients who died in Veterans Administration acute care hospitals between 2010 and 2016. The patients received care in and outside the ICU, and some received care in both.”

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