Intensive Care Medicine

, Volume 40, Issue 4, pp 606–608 | Cite as

The importance of word choice in the care of critically ill patients and their families

  • J. Randall Curtis
  • Charles L. Sprung
  • Elie Azoulay
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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Randall Curtis
    • 1
  • Charles L. Sprung
    • 2
  • Elie Azoulay
    • 3
  1. 1.Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Harborview Medical CenterUniversity of WashingtonSeattleUSA
  2. 2.Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care MedicineHadassah Hebrew University Medical CenterJerusalemIsrael
  3. 3.Faculté de Médecine, AP-HP, Hôpital Saint-Louis, Service de Réanimation MédicaleUniversité Paris-Diderot, Sorbonne Paris-CitéParisFrance

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