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Table 3 Frequency of discussions concerning prognosisa

From: Surgical intensive care unit clinician estimates of the adequacy of communication regarding patient prognosis

  Recipient
Communicator Surgeon ICU MD/NP ICU RN
Surgeon - 80 60
ICU MD/NP 53 - 81
ICU RN 43 85 -
  1. aPercentage noting "daily or multiple times a day" discussions. ICU, intensive care unit; MD, physician; NP, nurse practitioner; RN, nurse.