Title

Prognostic uncertainty and communication

Document Type

Video

Publication Date

1-10-2018

Institution/Department

Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation, Maine Medical Center Research Institute, Maine Medical Center, Grand Rounds, Internal Medicine

MeSH Headings

Prognosis

Abstract

Objectives:

-Review key benefits and problems posed by prognostic information

-Identify sources and types of uncertainty

-Show how prognostic uncertainty is an important need for patients with advanced illness

-Discuss ethical implications of prognostic uncertainty

-Identify strategies to discuss prognostic information

Comments

Presentation starts at 23:45 and ends at 1:24: 16

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