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Gatekeeping in intensive care: Understanding and improving the decision-making process surrounding admission to the intensive care unit

Project title: Gatekeeping in intensive care: Understanding and improving the decision-making process surrounding admission to the intensive care unit

Call to action: 13/54 13/54 HS&DR Researcher-led

Research type: Primary Research

Chief investigator: Dr Christopher BassfordORCID logoorcid.org/0000-0003-0305-834X

Lead Author: Dr Christopher BassfordORCID logoorcid.org/0000-0003-0305-834X

Contractor: University Hospitals Coventry & Warwickshire NHS Trust

Cost: £702,647.24

Co-investigators: Associate Professor Mia Svantesson, Dr Karen Rees, Dr Nicolas Krucien, Dr Zoe Fritz, Mrs Catherine White, Mrs Sarah Quinton, Mrs Sarah Symons, Professor Anne-Marie Slowther, Professor Frances Griffiths, Professor Gavin Perkins, Professor Jeremy Dale, Professor Mandy Ryan.

Started: February 2015 | Status: Published November 2019

PROSPERO registration: CRD42015019711

This study highlighted the complexity of professional and patient communication in decision-making around referral and admissions to intensive care, with a decision support intervention showing some improved communication with patients.

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