The window of opportunity for treatment withdrawal.

Abstract

Physicians sometimes refer to a "window of opportunity" for withdrawing life-sustaining treatment in patients with acute severe brain injury. There is a period of critical illness and physiological instability when treatment withdrawal is likely to be followed by death but prognosis is uncertain. If decisions are delayed, greater prognostic certainty can be… (More)
DOI: 10.1001/archpediatrics.2011.4

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