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Tag: Ethics

Texas In-Hospital Do-Not-Resuscitate Orders: New Law, New Changes
In-hospital do-not-resuscitate (DNR) orders in the State of Texas have faced much tighter regulation since April 2018. With Senate Bill 11, both the meaning of a DNR order and the circumstances in which it can be entered are now more tightly defined.

End of Life, Ethics

Grenvik Family Award for Ethics
The Grenvik Family Award for Ethics is given each year to recognize a Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM) member in good standing who has devoted significant efforts toward ethical problems in critical care.

Awards, Ethics

Ethics and Moral Distress Consultation Shape an Institutional Approach
This article was originally published in the Summer 2020 Issue of Critical Connections.

Critical Connections, Ethics

SCCM Pod-411 Clinician Moral Distress
Margaret M. Parker, MD, MCCM, and Christopher S. Parshuram, MBChB, PhD, discuss clinician moral distress in Canadian pediatric and neonatal intensive care units (Dryden-Palmer,K, et al. Pediatri Crit Care Med. 2020;21(4): 314-323).

Ethics, Stress

Seeking Out Authenticity in the Face of Uncertainty
This article was first published in the Fall 2020 issue of Critical Connections. An infant with complex cyanotic congenital heart disease (CHD) underwent initial palliative surgical repair complicated by prolonged extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) and stroke.

Critical Connections, Ethics