How to Talk About End-of-Life Decisions

When talking about remedy programs with individuals in the emergency section, as doctors we lay out our concerns, the professionals and negatives of unique possibilities, and why we advise a person over the other for the particular individual. We do not check with individuals which antibiotic mix they would like.

Why is it unique when we chat about resuscitation or conclusion-of-lifetime needs? Why do we suddenly check with individuals “what they want” with no context or recommendation? We sound like waiters: “Do you want shocks with that CPR?” “What about intubation or pressors?”   

Talking about conclusion-of-lifetime possibilities is a

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