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Douglas White, MD, discusses his article in the August issue of Critical Care Medicine, "Decisions to Limit Life-Sustaining Treatment for Critically Ill Patients Who Lack Both Decision-Making Capacity and Surrogate Decision Makers."
Susan Bratton, MD, MPH, discusses an editorial published in the September 2006 issue of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, "Physician Experience with Family Presence During Pediatric Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation."
Richard J. Wall, MD, MPH, and Nancy Chambers, MDiv, discuss an article published in the April issue of Critical Care Medicine titled, "Spiritual Care of Families in the ICU."
Peter C. Laussen, MD, discusses an article published in the May 2007 issue of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, titled "Pediatric Staff Perspectives on Organ Donation After Cardiac Death in Children."
Martha A.Q. Curley, RN, PhD, discusses an article published in the May 2007 issue of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, "Pediatric Staff Perspectives on Organ Donation after Cardiac Death in Children."
Robert D. Truog, MD, MA, discusses new guidelines published in the March 2008 issue of Critical Care Medicine, "Recommendations for End-of-Life Care in the ICU."
Constantine A. Manthous, MD, associate clinical professor of medicine at Bridgeport Hospital and Yale University School of Medicine in Connecticut, discusses his article published in the April 2009 issue of Critical Care Medicine, “Why Not Physician-Assisted Death?”
John M. Luce, MD, FCCM, discusses his latest article, “A History of Resolving Conflicts Over End-of-Life Care in Intensive Care Units in the United States,” published in the August 2010 issue of Critical Care Medicine.
Michael Weinstein, MD, FACS, FCCP, speaks with Joanne L. Hart, MD, about her article published in the September Critical Care Medicine, “Perceptions of Organ Donation After Circulatory Determination of Death Among Critical Care Physicians and Nurses: A National Survey.”
Ludwig H. Lin, MD, speaks with Dan R. Thompson, MD, MA, MCCM, Professor of Surgery, Anesthesiology, and Bioethics at Albany Medical College in Albany, New York. Dr. Thompson discusses end-of-life decision-making and “Substituted Judgment: Who Speaks for This Patient?” which he presented at the 44th Critical Care Congress in Phoenix, Arizona.
Michael S. Weinstein, MD, FACS, FCCM, speaks with Gerard J. Fulda, MD, about the guideline, “Management of the Potential Organ Donor in the ICU: Society of Critical Care Medicine/American College of Chest Physicians/Association of Organ Procurement Organizations Consensus Statement,” published in Critical Care Medicine.
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.
Crit Care Med. 2016;44(9):1769-1774