End of Life Care in the Emergency Department
End of life (EoL) care is aimed at patients with chronic or terminal illnesses and can be initiated in the emergency department.
Religious and cultural beliefs often influence the type of EoL care the patient wishes for.
Communicating bad news is a useful skill for all physicians and should be done with empathy.
KeywordsPalliative Care Advance Directive Emergency Medicine Physician Spiritual Counsellor Equivalent Oral Morphine
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