Table 5

Prognosis and treatment excluded

Prognosis


Treatments excluded

< 7 days

1-4 weeks

1-3 months

3-6 months

6-12 months

> 1 year


Cardiac resuscitation

100%

91.7%

81.8%

72.5%

63.2%

67.2%


Transfer to intensive care unit

100%

95.5%

72.7%

57.9%

58.2%

56.5%


Treatment specific to the causative disease

90.0%

52.2%

54.8%

30.8%

28.6%

33.3%


Artificial nutrition

90.0%

73.9%

47.6%

54.1%

40.0%

36.1%


Antibiotics

80.0%

30.4%

4.4%

0

1.8%

3.1%


Transfusion

80.0%

54.2%

20.5%

13.5%

9.1%

5.0%


Desmedt et al. BMC Palliative Care 2011 10:2   doi:10.1186/1472-684X-10-2

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