This qualitative study describes the experience of bereaved caregivers and patients at the end of life who have a left ventricular assist device.
This study of caregivers of older adults with disabilities with estimates extrapolated from 2 national surveys examines how caregivers’ involvement in older adults’ health care activities relates to caregiving responsibilities, supportive services use, and caregiving-related effects.
Lamontagne and colleagues describe the frequency, anatomical location, risk factors, management, and consequences of nonleg deep venous thromboses in a large cohort of medical-surgical critically ill adults. Maynard provides an Invited Commentary.
This randomized clinical trial examines the effects of a 2-year calorie restriction program on mood, quality of life, sleep, and sexual function in normal-weight adults.
This multicenter survey study found that hospital-based clinicians perceive the most important barriers to goals of care discussions to be factors related to patients and family members.
This survey study found that whereas physicians in Asian intensive care units often withheld but seldom withdrew life-sustaining treatments at the end of life, attitudes and practice varied widely across countries and regions.
This randomized clinical trial finds that increased hospital-based rehabilitation and information among patients discharged from the intensive care unit resulted in greater satisfaction with their recovery. See the Invited Commentary by Cox and Hough.