Practical guidance on how Scarce Resource Allocation Teams (SRATs) should conduct themselves if hospital resources are overwhelmed.
John Myburgh gives a philosophical talk about what life (and death) is really about and what the new challenges are in critical care.
A growing distrust in doctors presents challenges in the neuroICU. SMACC presentation with Celia Bradford
Knowing how to manage dying is just as important as preventing it. - Alex Psirides
@mededgene is a flight paramedic from Vancouver with a soft spot for that soft spot on the front of your neck. You know the one. It has the cricothyroid membrane behind it.
"Futility" means the absence of benefit; a consensus definition of medical futility does not exist; ~80% of ICU patients who die do so as a consequence of a decision to withhold or withdraw life support