Requests for Potentially Inappropriate Treatments In Intensive Care Units

Published: March 2015
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  • Key Points 
  • Specific Recommendations 
  • Algorithms 
    • Recommended Approaches for Management of Disputed Treatment Requests 
  • Tables 
    • Recommended Practices for Improving Communications and Support for Surrogates 
    • Categories of Disputed Treatments 
    • Recommended Steps for Resolution of Conflict Regarding Potentially Inappropriate
  • Treatments 
    • Questions to Assist in Illuminating Moral Issues in Time-pressured Situations 
    • Examples of Questions for Public Engagement
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This pocket guide attempts to define principles of practice that should produce high-quality patient care. It is applicable to specialists, primary care, and providers at all levels. This pocket guide should not be considered exclusive of other methods of care reasonably directed at obtaining the same results. The ultimate judgment concerning the propriety of any course of conduct must be made by the clinician after consideration of each individual patient situation. Neither IGC, the medical associations, nor the authors endorse any product or service associated with the distributor of this clinical reference tool.

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