By Gene Schiappa, MD
Please refer to EMCrit
As terminal disease course progresses:
Disease driven care: decrease
Palliative care : increase
Overall care required may increase.
Patients and family require additional assistance and services.
3 areas of improvement
-Do you want us to do everything?
-Do you want us to Resuscitate him/her?
-There is nothing more we can do.
-Turn off monitors
3. Symptom Management