1.7. Discussing Physiological Futility

  1. Margaret L. Campbell PhD, RN, FPCN
  1. Judy C. Wheeler

Published Online: 5 APR 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9781118704707.ch7

Case Studies in Palliative and End-of-Life Care

Case Studies in Palliative and End-of-Life Care

How to Cite

Wheeler, J. C. (2012) Discussing Physiological Futility, in Case Studies in Palliative and End-of-Life Care (ed M. L. Campbell), John Wiley & Sons, Inc.,, West Sussex, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118704707.ch7

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 APR 2013
  2. Published Print: 9 JUN 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470958254

Online ISBN: 9781118704707

SEARCH

Keywords:

  • American Medical Association's (AMA);
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD);
  • Futility;
  • Hypertension;
  • Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG);
  • Texas Futile Care Law;
  • Trauma

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • History

  • Physical Examination

  • Diagnostics

  • Clinical Question

  • Discussion

  • Back to Our Case

  • Take Away Points

  • References