This collection of palliative care tools can help improve health care for patients near the end of life and their families. These tools were developed through the national program Promoting Excellence in End-of-Life Care, which sought innovative ways of integrating high-quality palliative care services in critical care settings. Through the work of several demonstration projects, they developed palliative care models for intensive care units and assessed the impact on the quality of care for patients and their families.
The tools are divided into the following categories:
American Association of Critical-Care Nurses; Harvard Medical School; Lehigh Valley Hospital Network; Massachusetts General Hospital; New Jersey Medical School; University of Washington
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Disease/Condition-Related; Quality improvement strategies
Last updated: October 24, 2012.
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