DNA CPR in the ED

DNA CPR or “do not attempt resuscitation” decisions are confusing to many. If discussed sensitively and correctly, they make a huge huge huge immeasurable difference to the hospital stay of the patien…

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The Crown

A 38-year-old male presents with a continuous cough, shortness of breath and fevers. Over the past 2 days he has had intense generalised muscle aches, fatigue, loss of taste and smell and a reduced ap…

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Dying Matters in the ED

Working in the ED probably exposes us to a considerable amount of death and dying. From the unexpected cardiac arrest or trauma patient, through to the expected death of a patient with a terminal prog…

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