High burden of palliative needs among older intensive care unit survivors transferred to post-Acute care facilities Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Aftercare
  • Health Services Needs and Demand
  • Intensive Care Units
  • Palliative Care
  • Rehabilitation Centers
  • Skilled Nursing Facilities
  • Survivors

abstract

  • 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.

publication date

  • October 2013

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC3960912

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1513/AnnalsATS.201303-039OC

PubMed ID

  • 23987743

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 458

end page

  • 65

volume

  • 10

number

  • 5