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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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 " ).
22) The law of informed consent should not govern the determination of the withdrawal of care deemed by the medical team as not clinically indicated, futile or harmful.
Slamming the move Unison's regional organiser Joe McCusker said: "The withdrawal of care homes leaves the care of our elderly and most vulnerable in the hands of private care providers who need to maximise profits and answer to shareholders.
We also discussed the different practices from rural to city ICUs in New Zealand, and how international units coped with issues like the withdrawal of care, nursing shortages, long distance education, the economic down turn and dealing with pandemics.
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.
Norman Ford from the Caroline Chisholm Centre for Health Ethics in Melbourne, Australia, sparked debate by arguing in favor of withdrawal of care under some circumstances.
CACCN is advocating for shared decision-making on end-of-life care and withdrawal of care.
The CNA has indicated during our discussions that they had not heard from members that end-of-life care and withdrawal of care is a concern for them and, for that reason, it is not a matter of priority.