End-of-life decision-making and quality of ICU performance: an observational study in 84 Italian units

Alternate title: 
J2 - Intensive Care Med
Secondary title: 
T2 - Intensive Care Medicine
Short title: 
End-of-life decision-making and quality of ICU performance: an observational study in 84 Italian units
Authors: 
Bertolini, Guido
Boffelli, Simona
Malacarne, Paolo
Peta, Mario
Marchesi, Mariano
Barbisan, Camillo
Tomelleri, Stefano
Spada, Simonetta
Satolli, Roberto
Gridelli, Bruno
Lizzola, Ivo
Mazzon, Davide
Volume: 
36
Start page: 
1495-504
Annotations: 
Type D, QI (Italy)
Date: 
Sep
Year: 
2010
Accession number: 
20464541
Database: 
MEDLINE Cohort
Number: 
M1 - 9
Serial: 
1432-1238
Type of work: 
M3 - Multicenter Study Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't
ID: 
12416
DOI: 
http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00134-010-1910-9
Notes: 
N1 - Bertolini G Boffelli S Malacarne P Peta M Marchesi M Barbisan C Tomelleri S Spada S Satolli R Gridelli B Lizzola I Mazzon D
Key words: 
Adult
Aged
Aged, 80 and over
Critical Care/ut [Utilization]
*Critical Illness/mo [Mortality]
Critical Illness/th [Therapy]
*Decision Making
Euthanasia, Passive/sn [Statistics & Numerical Data]
Family Relations
Female
Humans
*Intensive Care Units/og [Organization & Administration]
Italy/ep [Epidemiology]
*Life Support Care/sn [Statistics & Numerical Data]
Male
Middle Aged
Prospective Studies
Resuscitation Orders
*Withholding Treatment/sn [Statistics & Numerical Data]
Young Adult
Types of evidence: 
Type D
Other annotations: 
Quality indicators