"Life Support Care" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
Care provided patients requiring extraordinary therapeutic measures in order to sustain and prolong life.
|Life Support Care
- Life Support Care
- Care, Life Support
- Prolongation of Life
- Life Prolongation
- Extraordinary Treatment
- Extraordinary Treatments
- Treatment, Extraordinary
- Treatments, Extraordinary
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Life Support Care" by people in Profiles.
The Natural History of Changes in Preferences for Life-Sustaining Treatments and Implications for Inpatient Mortality in Younger and Older Hospitalized Adults. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2016 05; 64(5):981-9.
Influence of personal preferences for life-sustaining treatment on medical decision making among pediatric intensivists. Crit Care Med. 2012 Aug; 40(8):2464-9.
The consistency between treatments provided to nursing facility residents and orders on the physician orders for life-sustaining treatment form. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2011 Nov; 59(11):2091-9.
Proposed quality measures for palliative care in the critically ill: a consensus from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Critical Care Workgroup. Crit Care Med. 2006 Nov; 34(11 Suppl):S404-11.
Completion of advance directives by older health maintenance organization members: the role of attitudes and beliefs regarding life-sustaining treatment. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2002 Feb; 50(2):300-6.