Search Tag: end-of-life decision making

Executive Health Management

COVID-19 Spurs Advance Care Planning

2020 22 Oct

The COVID-19 pandemic prompted the public to become more aware of and interested in advance care planning, with a growing number of patients exerting efforts to have their wishes properly documented so that they would be respected, finds a new study (Funk et al. 2020).   You might also like: Critical Care at the End of Life: A Study... Read more

ICU Management

Withholding and withdrawing life-sustaining treatment: guide for ICU team

2018 23 Jan

Guidance from the Canadian Critical Care Society aims to guide and educate the multidisciplinary intensive care unit (ICU) team and all involved in end-of-life decision making on the background to withdrawal or withholding of life sustaining treatment. The authors emphasise that any form of life-sustaining treatment (LST) should be considered a trial... Read more