Adult patients admitted to intensive care units in the terminal phase experience high symptom burden, increased costs, and diminished quality of dying. There is limited literature on palliative care engagement in ICU, especially in lower-middle-income countries. This study explores a strategy to enhance palliative care engagement in ICU through a stakeholder participatory approach.
- Palliative care integration in the ICUs is suboptimal in low-middle-income countries.
- This study explores strategies to enhance palliative care engagement in ICUs through a stakeholder participatory approach.
- The desired impact was good death and better care.
- Theory of change map helped identify proposed mechanisms and interventions for enhancing palliative care engagement in the ICUs.
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