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Edited by Dr Laura Hawryluck

This series of articles in Critical Care has not been sponsored. All articles have undergone the journal’s standard peer review process overseen by the Series Editor, with final decisions made by the Editor in Chief. The Series Editor and Editor in Chief declare no competing interests.

  1. Advance care planning is a process to help people to formulate and communicate their preferences regarding future care during critical illness. Reviews of the advance care planning process in its current form ...

    Authors: M Alexandra Easson
    Citation: Critical Care 2004 9:10
  2. Institutionally based research ethics review is a form of peer review that has – for better or worse – become the norm throughout the world. The vast majority of research ethics review takes the form of protoc...

    Authors: James V Lavery, Marleen LP Van Laethem and Arthur S Slutsky
    Citation: Critical Care 2004 8:403