Patient A has been admitted to our medical-surgical intensive care unit (ICU) from an institution unable to deal with his case. This man has multiple organ dysfunction that this point is almost certainly reversible. Once transfer from the sending institution was completed, we would begin our stabilization by attempting to improve his organ dysfunction status. Although I will present the therapies in a linear fashion, most of these interventions would begin simultaneously.
KeywordsPalliative Care Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome Pulmonary Artery Catheter Ethic Consultation Human Immunodeficiency Virus Status
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