Resuscitation is futile in terminally ill patientsBMJ 2016; 352 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.i598 (Published 10 February 2016) Cite this as: BMJ 2016;352:i598
- Santhanam Sundar, consultant oncologist
- Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust, Nottingham, UK
The legal cases involving cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) in terminally ill patients illustrate the need for better communication from health professionals.1 But the elephant in the room is the unnecessary distress experienced by the families …
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