As the NHS continues to face workforce challenges, the attention this week has focused on how the recruitment of people from outside of the UK might look after the UK’s departure from the European Union.
Taking resuscitation decisions in the nursing home setting
11 October, 2005
Decisions about whether or not to undertake resuscitation relate only to action following a sudden collapse. This should not be confused with deterioration at the natural end of life. Existing protocols on resuscitation decisions almost invariably focus on an anticipated collapse that can be discussed with the patient, clinicians, next of kin or significant others. However, these protocols do not provide sufficient guidance for the care home environment.
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