High burden of palliative needs among older intensive care unit survivors transferred to post-Acute care facilities
Health Services Needs and Demand
Intensive Care Units
Skilled Nursing Facilities
Older ICU survivors from a single center who required postacute facility care had a high burden of palliative care needs and a high 6-month mortality. The in-hospital postcritical acute care period should be targeted for palliative care assessment and intervention.