Clinical Ethics and End-of-Life Care
Dates: 7-8 November, 2024
End-of-Life Care requires specific knowledge and expertise – and probably also a particular temperament.
Join our e-master class and learn how to assess the severity of illness and prognosis, to consider relevant ethical, legal, religious, cultural issues, to communicate effectively with patients, relatives and medical staff and minimize their distress, to boost team-working, to make clear decisions in accordance with the patients’ wishes.
End-of-life practices in intensive care units around the world. This multicentre study will allow us to observe and describe actual end of life practices in ICUs in several countries.
Antibiotic Resistance and End-of-Life care
Investigation of a possible correlation between end-of-life care and the presence of antibiotic resistant bacteria in intensive care patients.
Metaxa V. et al. Palliative care interventions in intensive care unit patients
Mark J. Peters et al. The intensive care medicine clinical research agenda in paediatrics
Rosemond C. et al. How Family Members Perceive Goals for Dying Nursing Home Residents
Improving decision-making with family members of nursing home residents
Dementia is a common disease in old age and most of the patients with late-stage dementia both reside and die in nursing homes.
Burnout Syndrome in Critical Care: A Call for Action
Burnout syndrome is triggered by a discrepancy between the expectations and ideals of the employee and the actual requirements of his position.