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Implications for practice
■ Critical care nurses are more likely to recommend intensive end-of-life (EOL) care compared with physicians who routinely work in critical care settings.
■ Patients with advanced age, comorbidity and limited functional status are less likely to use technologically intensive EOL care.
Implications for research
■ Further evaluation of the complex interactions of factors associated with critically ill patients, family members and healthcare professionals are needed to guide the development of decision support strategies at EOL.
■ Novel decision support strategies should consider tailored approaches to overcome patient and healthcare professional factors and …
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