Clinician Checklist for Actively Dying Patients

Establish and maintain a peaceful environment. Notify and educate family about the possibility or probability of impending death. Review medications and other therapeutic interventions in light of the change in the patient's status. Are all the medicines being administered still necessary? Generally speaking, opioids and anticonvulsant medications should be continued, if possible. Adjust medication routes, [...]

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