Adaptive leadership: a novel approach for family decision making.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Family members of intensive care unit (ICU) patients want to be involved in decision making, but they may not be best served by being placed in the position of having to solve problems for which they lack knowledge and skills. This case report presents an exemplar family meeting in the ICU led by a palliative care specialist, with discussion about the strategies used to improve the capacity of the family to make a decision consistent with the patient's goals. These strategies are presented through the lens of Adaptive Leadership.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Adams, J; Bailey, DE; Anderson, RA; Galanos, AN

Published Date

  • March 2013

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 16 / 3

Start / End Page

  • 326 - 329

PubMed ID

  • 22663140

Pubmed Central ID

  • PMC3583265

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1557-7740

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1089/jpm.2011.0406


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States