futile medical intervention

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A medical intervention that does not lead to improvement in the patient’s prognosis, comfort, well-being, or general state of health

futile medical intervention

Futility care Terminal care A medical intervention that does not lead to improvement in the Pt's prognosis, comfort, well-being, or general state of health. See Medical futility, Terminal illness.
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Thaddeus Mason Pope, Memphis University law professor and an expert on medical futility care issues, calls the Manitoba statement an "admirable attempt to provide guidance.