Futile ICU Care Prevents Other Patients From Getting Treatment

Futile ICU Care Prevents Other Patients From Getting Treatment

 

Great article on the studies that are being carried out which could potentially change the landscape of when care should be given and when it should be withheld due to patient outcome prognosis. It sometimes amazes me that we teach triage everywhere in prehospital care but once the patient is admitted it stops, and as this study shows, sometimes with dire consequences.

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