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Table 3 Perception of the management according to the medical and paramedical staff

From: Management of decision of withholding and withdrawing life-sustaining treatments in French EDs

 Medical (n = 102)Paramedical (n = 143)p-value
Systematic search for advance directives59 (57.8%)23 (16.1%)<  0.0001
Systematic search for trusted person51 (50.0%)26 (18.2%)<  0.0001
At least 2 physicians and 1 nurse in the decision making (including emergency physician)59 (57.8%)68 (47.6%)0.1445
Place dedicated to the announcement18 (17.7%)24 (16.8%)0.9961
Announcement > 15 min23 (22.5%)50 (35.0%)0.0508