Title : When is does maintaining life in a patient with no neurological status become mental health or social treatment only for caregivers and reimbursement for organizations?
Discussion involves maintaining extremes of life saving treatments to maintain life in patients who are chronically ill with infection and neurologically devastated a case study in ethics related to nursing and medical management in the United States. Discusses patients’ rights vs rights of family and medical decision makers.
Audience Take Away:
- Understand the extremes taken to maintain life in patients with no quality for family.
- Will understand the need to involve ethics in the early decision process.
- Will understand the wishes of the patient are often ignored with respect to living wills, and DNR/DNI status.