Kyle Karches, Author at Psychiatry Advisor

Kyle Karches

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Determination of death

I. Problem/Challenge. As inpatient physicians, hospitalists must often declare the cardiopulmonary death of a patient. There are several different scenarios in which hospitalist physicians may find themselves: 1) an expected death of a patient with do not resuscitate (DNR) orders; 2) a sudden unexpected death; or 3) death following unsuccessful resuscitative efforts. A hospitalist should…

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