Prognostic uncertainty and communication
Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation, Maine Medical Center Research Institute, Maine Medical Center, Grand Rounds, Internal Medicine
-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
Han, Paul; Hutchinson, Rebecca; Chessa, Frank; and Stumpf, Isabella, "Prognostic uncertainty and communication" (2018). Grand Rounds. 20.