Title

Improving care of patients with serious illness: evidence for the use of the surprise question

Authors

Alivn H. Moss

Document Type

Video

Publication Date

6-14-2017

Institution/Department

Maine Medical Center, Grand Rounds, Internal Medicine

MeSH Headings

Palliative Care

Abstract

Objectives:

-Situation the discussion within the clinical context

-Describe the surprise question and its role in prognostication

-Review the medical literature on outcomes with use of the surprise question

-Suggest how to implement the use of the surprise question to improve care of patients with serious illness

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