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Good care for patients who die in intensive care units in Spain. A study based on international care quality indicators.

Título de la revista: ANALES DEL SISTEMA SANITARIO DE NAVARRA
ISSN: 1137-6627
Volumen: 40
Número: 3
Páginas: 339-349
Fecha de publicación: 2017
Resumen:
The quality of end-of-life care in the participating ICU needs to be improved. The study identifies shortcomings and indicates existing resources in clinical practice from which a gradual improvement plan, adapted to the situation in each hospital, can be designed. The analysis, inexpensive in its implementation, offers an opportunity for improvement, a goal recommended by most professional societies of intensive care medicine. Key words. End-of-life care. Intensive care. Critical care. Palliative care. Quality improvement.
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