Randomized Trial of Specialty Palliative Care Integrated with Critical Care for Critically Ill Older Adults at High Risk of Death or Severe Disability (PROPACC)

Drs. Douglas White and Yael Schenker lead this multi-center randomized efficacy trial and concurrent qualitative study, which will compare usual care to early integration of specialty palliative care with standard critical care among 625 older, critically ill patients at high risk of death or severe disability in ten ICUs within six hospitals in Pennsylvania.

(Funding Source: NIH/NIA Grant R01AG068567)