Key clinical point: Despite frequent prior physician visits, end-of-life decisions aren’t being made.
Major finding: One in four ICU patients older than age 65 years had no advance care planning.
Study details: Retrospective analysis of nationally representative Medicare sample (n = 1,109).
Disclosures: Dr. Block did not declare a source of funding or potential conflicts. Dr. Yodice had no disclosures.
Block B et al. CCC48, Abstract 401.