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Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Palliative Care Myths

NUEM Blog
NU-EMBy Zaidi H - March 5, 2018 - Edited by: Marshall A
Expertreview by: Chandrasekaran E
  1. “Palliative care is only for people close to death”
  2. “Palliative care discussions are really just about establishing code status.”
  3. “A patient who is DNR or DNR/DNI should not be admitted to the ICU”
  4. “Having a productive goals of care conversation takes hours; I don’t have that kind of time in the ED”
  5. “When discussing goals of care for a patient with a dire prognosis, I should avoid partiality in treatment options.”