withdrawal of care

withdrawal of care

, withdrawal from care
1. The discontinuation of life-sustaining therapies, e.g., mechanical ventilation, from a patient who is expected to die without this support.
2. The legal termination of a relationship between a patient and caregivers.
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The inquest heard the boy was gravely ill before being transferred after 8am to the Rotunda in Dublin where withdrawal of care was recommended.
As well as providing nursing care to sick and premature babies and their families, she also has a specialist role within the unit in Withdrawal of Care and Bereavement.
We oppose the non-consensual withholding or withdrawal of care or treatment, including food and water, from individuals with disabilities, newborns, the elderly, or the infirm, just as we oppose euthanasia and assisted suicide.
Once established, the plan of withdrawal of care is in place, including food, hydration, and life-sustaining medical measures.
End-of-Life Care--Nursing Education --Simulation--Perceived Competence Withdrawal of Care
CACCN advocated for shared decision-making on end-of-life care and withdrawal of care.
Salasel's application holding that her consent was required for the withdrawal of care and if she refused, the physicians were required to apply to the Consent and Capacity Board ( " CCB " ).
With regards to preterm neonates, routine MRI scanning is not recommended, but early scanning is perhaps advisable if there are unexplained symptoms or withdrawal of care is being considered.
The resultant haphazard withdrawal of care following a positive recommendation by NICE--and as such the undermining of health gain maximisation--was highlighted by UK doctors after the approval of Herceptin for early breast cancer.
Implicit in Simon's comments was the contention that previous legal and ethical analyses of withdrawal of care are of questionable applicability to the current case and will become less so as technology advances.
Importance of clarifying reasons for withdrawal of care proceedings In Re X and Y, London Borough of Islington v Z and others [2007] EWHC 1862 (Fam), Munby J stressed the importance of being clear, if leave was given to a local authority to withdraw an application for a care order, as to the reasons, and in particular if the decision not to hold a full hearing would effectively deny the parents an opportunity to seek their complete exoneration of accusations of abuse previously levelled against them.