Top Ten Tips Palliative Care Clinicians Should Know About Trauma and Emergency Surgery.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

There is growing interest in, and need for, integrating palliative care (PC) into the care of patients undergoing emergency surgery and those with traumatic injury. Thus, PC consults for these populations will likely grow in the coming years. Understanding the nuances and unique characteristics of these two acutely ill populations will improve the care that PC clinicians can provide. Using a modified Delphi technique, this article offers 10 tips that experts in the field, based on their broad clinical experience, believe PC clinicians should know about the care of trauma and emergency surgery patients.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Haines, LK; Cook, AC; Hatchimonji, JS; Ho, VP; Kalbfell, EL; O'Connell, KM; Robenstine, JC; Schlögl, M; Toevs, CC; Jones, CA; Krouse, RS; Martin, ND

Published Date

  • July 2021

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 24 / 7

Start / End Page

  • 1072 - 1077

PubMed ID

  • 34128716

Pubmed Central ID

  • PMC8420946

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1557-7740

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1089/jpm.2021.0158


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States