End of life care on the ICU

There is precious little training in end of life care on the ICU

It needs to be a team approach and involve the multidisciplinary team

Increased expectation of patients, relatives and colleagues outside the ICU is pressurising

Be aware of cultural differences

Could/should intensivists write in the patient’s ICU diaries?

The ethics of end of life care

Review: Dying with dignity on the ICU

Clinical trial on having palliative care teams on the ICU