Decisions to withdraw life-sustaining therapy are being made more often as patients and healthcare providers increase their awareness of patient rights. The process of withdrawal of mechanical ventilation must be conducted in a humane fashion. An understanding of the ethical, legal and practical considerations for patient management during this type of intervention will enhance the ability of the healthcare provider to participate.
Articles| November 01 1992
Terminal weaning from mechanical ventilation: ethical and practical considerations for patient management
Am J Crit Care (1992) 1 (3): 52-56.
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ML Campbell, RW Carlson; Terminal weaning from mechanical ventilation: ethical and practical considerations for patient management. Am J Crit Care 1 November 1992; 1 (3): 52–56. doi: https://doi.org/10.4037/ajcc19184.108.40.206
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