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How to Withdraw Life Support

How to Withdraw Life Support

This is a follow-up to my previous blog on palliative care. A year ago, I joined the critical care team in my hospital's ICU. For me, palliative care and withdrawing life support have been the most alien and new aspects of medicine amidst this career shift—they are aspects relatively unique to the ICU setting.

In my previous post, I discussed goals of palliativ... Continue Reading

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Palliative Care Starts Sooner Than You Think!

Palliative Care Starts Sooner Than You Think!

Last year, I transitioned from being an ER PA to a critical care PA, now working in our hospital's ICU. It was not the hardest job change I have ever made: I... Continue Reading

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