The Toughest Triage — Allocating Ventilators in a Pandemic #COVID19
The Toughest Triage — Allocating Ventilators in a Pandemic | Can triage committees really help to make the impossible decision? worth a read and reflection
"Once patients have already been placed on mechanical ventilation, decisions to withdraw it are especially fraught." Yes, they are, and we need to prepare for how to think about this.
This is not a hoax! Doctors in Italy have already grappled with this. The surge of infections in the US will make for impossible decisions
The Toughest Triage — Allocating Ventilators in a Pandemic | NEJM
NEJM: "The Toughest Triage — Allocating Ventilators in a Pandemic"