Tag Biblio: Etica

SIAARTI – Raccomandazioni di Etica Clinica per l’Ammissione a Trattamenti Intensivi e per la loro Sospensione, in Condizioni Eccezionali di Squilibrio tra Necessità e Risorse Disponibili

Le previsioni sull’epidemia da Coronavirus (Covid-19) attualmente in corso in alcune regioni italiane
stimano per le prossime settimane, in molti centri, un aumento dei casi di insufficienza respiratoria
acuta (con necessità di ricovero in Terapia Intensiva) di tale entità da determinare un enorme squilibrio
tra le necessità cliniche reali della popolazione e la disponibilità effettiva di risorse intensive.[…]

NICE – Information to support decision making

[…]Key questions to consider are:
• How will critical care treatments help the person in the short and long
term?
• Could critical care treatments offer a quality of life that is acceptable to the
person?
• Could critical care treatments help achieve a patient’s goals for a good
life?
• Are there non-critical-care treatments that may help the person and be
more comfortable for them?[…]

NICE – Care at The End Of Life: A guide to best practice, discussion and decision-making in and around critical care

[…]This document (full and abridged versions) plus the accompanying lay summary provides
recommendations for effective decision-making and resources for clinical teams and the general
public. It hopes to encourage open, clear, honest discussions with patients and families enabling
improved advance care. Such arrangements will enhance care planning and empower patients,
carers and clinical teams to better engage in shared decision-making processes that respect both
the philosophical and physiological aspects of individuals’ lives.[…]