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Jellybean Podcast LITFL 340

Jellybean 103 Butchery and Ethics

@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.
CCC Critical Care compendium 340

Medical futility

"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