ORA Journal article: "Knowing when to stop: futility in the ICU." - uuid:5ac8e366-c724-443a-b7b4-45344732ece3

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Reference: Wilkinson, DJ and Savulescu, J, (2011). Knowing when to stop: futility in the ICU. Curr Opin Anaesthesiol, 24 (2), 160-165.

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Title: Knowing when to stop: futility in the ICU.

Abstract: Decisions to withdraw or withhold potentially life-sustaining treatment are common in intensive care and precede the majority of deaths. When families resist or oppose doctors' suggestions that it is time to stop treatment, it is often unclear what should be done. This review will summarize recent literature around futility judgements in intensive care emphasising ethical and practical questions.


Publication status:Published
Version:Publisher's version
Funder: Wellcome Trust
Location of Event: United States
Notes:PMCID: PMC3252683
Notes:Copyright 2011 Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, Inc. This is a non-final version of an article published in final form in Current Opinion in Anaesthesiology 24(2), April 2011, 160-165.
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Publisher: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, Inc.
Journal: Curr Opin Anaesthesiol see more from them
Volume: 24
Issue: 2
Extent: 160-165
Issue Date: 2011-4
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Urn: uuid:5ac8e366-c724-443a-b7b4-45344732ece3
Source identifier: 192311
Eissn: 1473-6500
Doi: 10.1097/ACO.0b013e328343c5af
Issn: 0952-7907
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Language: eng
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