Resolving disagreement during end of life care in the critical care unit: The case for communication not arbitration

Hartwick, Michael; Jones, Gwynne
August 2010
Clinical & Investigative Medicine;Aug2010, Vol. 33 Issue 4, pE219
Academic Journal
The authors reflect on the issue concerning the end of life care practiced in the critical care unit. The authors stress the need for critical care teams to acquire a unique communication skills to establish rapport and trust to the patients. Moreover, the authors express the importance of preventing arbitration in providing excellent communication and conflict resolution skills to critical care providers.


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