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01/08/2018

Slow Codes: A Full-Throated Defense (video)

In this recently posted video from the 29th Annual MacLean Conference, William Meadows provides a brief and spirited defense of the “slow code” (aka “tailored code” aka “short code” aka “family centered code.”


Consensus on a comfort approach would be best in drastic situations when clinicians think DNR is the only appropriate path. But when consent is unobtainable, slow codes are superior to caving-in and doing full CPR. Slow codes may also be superior to unilateral DNR.


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