Episode: Dr. Maisha Robinson Discusses Effective End-of-Life Communication


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Dr. Maisha Robinson Discusses Effective End-of-Life Communication
How physicians frame questions and communicate with surrogate decision-makers in the emergency department can have a significant effect on the chosen course of treatment, according to a new study in the May 8 online edition of Critical Care Medicine. In response, Maisha T. Robinson, MD, who completed fellowship training in Hospice and Palliative Medicine at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center and a Neurohospitalist fellowship at Mayo Clinic, spoke with Neurology Today about neurocritical care and the importance of clear end-of-life communication in the ICU. For the full text version of this article see the July 4 issue of Neurology Today.

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