End-of-Life Decisionmaking


A Clinical Trial of Electronic Decision Support Interventions for End-of-Life Care Among Surrogate Decision-Makers of the Chronically Critically Ill
​Doug White consulted on this National Institute of Nursing Research project.

Assessing Individual Preferences for End-of-Life Care
Robert Arnold served as co-principal investigator on this National Institute on Aging funded project to explore end-of-life care preferences.

Communicating About Dying: Teaching ICU Physicians and Nurses
Dartmouth College funded Robert Arnold to organize a project to improve clinician communication with dying patients and their loved ones.

Surrogate Decision Making in the ICU: A Study to Examine Decisional Regret
The Greenwall Foundation funded a pilot project, with Robert Arnold as the co-principal investigator, to study surrogate decision making in the ICU.

Understanding and Addressing the Provider Role
With support from the Veterans’ Administration, Robert Arnold studied providers’ decision making regarding the prescription of opiates by internists, surgeons, and emergency room doctors for patients with non-malignant pain.