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Schneiderman et al. ICU ethics randomised controlled trial. JAMA 2003

Created: 21/5/2007

Paper type

Randomised controlled trial


Schneiderman LJ, Gilmer T, Teetzel HD et al.
Effect of ethics consultations on nonbeneficial life-sustaining treatments in the intensive care setting: a randomized controlled trial
JAMA 2003; 290: 1166-72

Major Finding

Ethics consultations were useful in resolving conflicts that may have inappropriately prolonged nonbeneficial or unwanted treatments in the ICU.

Point for discussion:

Is it ethical to withdraw treatment without formal ethical consideration?

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