Do Everything, Responding to Requests for Futile and Potentially Inappropriate Treatments
ethics, potentially inappropriate treatment, guidelines
Bioethics and Medical Ethics
Managing requests for potentially inappropriate treatment is deceptively complex and exposes unanswered questions about the boundaries of good medical practice in patients with advanced illness. This talk summarizes released guidelines from five major US and European critical care societies on how to respond to such requests and how to proceed in the face of intractable conflict.
White, Douglas, "Do Everything, Responding to Requests for Futile and Potentially Inappropriate Treatments" (2018). Current Videos. 22.