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ICU Management

Variation in Patient Preferences for Life-Sustaining Therapies in the ICU

2015 31 Mar

According to new research from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, intensive care units across the US vary widely in how they care for patients with pre-existing limits on life-sustaining therapies. These include authorizations related to resuscitation, prohibiting interventions such as feeding tubes or dialysis etc.... Read more