J Trauma Acute Care Surg 2021 09;91(3):542-551
From the Department of Surgery (C.J.Z., A.B., N.D.B., J.L.T., N.M., E.K., M.L.S.), University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health; Department of Medicine (A.B.Z., T.C.C., V.L.), University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison Wisconsin; Department of Surgery (H.B.W., T.S.), University of Texas Southwestern, Dallas Texas; Department of Surgery (D.L., K.J.B.), Oregon Health and Science University, Portland Oregon; Department of Surgery (H.A.P.), Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana; and Department of Medical History and Bioethics (M.L.S.), University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, Wisconsin.
Background: "Best Case/Worst Case" (BC/WC) is a communication tool to support shared decision making in older adults with surgical illness. We aimed to adapt and test BC/WC for use with critically ill older adult trauma patients.
Methods: We conducted focus groups with 48 trauma clinicians in Wisconsin, Texas, and Oregon. Read More