Official Title: Experiences of family members of patients admitted to the ICU from the acute care floor
Short Title: Family Experiences of ICU transfers
Purpose: Examine the experiences of family members of patients requiring transfer to the ICU after clinical deterioration on the acute care floor in order to inform the design of interventions to enhance the quality of palliative and end-of-life care provided to high-risk population.
Study Type: Qualitative
Study Phase: Study roll-out
Funding: PCRC Investigator Development Pilot Grant Program