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Goals of care : when you are very sick and/or dying in the hospital

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Department of Critical Care and Emergency Services, Nova Scotia Health Authoriity. QEII. Department of Medicine, Nova Scotia Health Authority. Legal Services. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2021.
Pamphlet Number
2208
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The goal of any hospital stay is to help treat symptoms and make you feel better (if possible) by providing the best treatments and interventions possible. This pamphlet explains what to expect when you are very sick and/or dying, and are admitted to the hospital. It lists treatments that may be used and when they may be needed. A list of definitions is also provided.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Department of Critical Care and Emergency Services
Nova Scotia Health Authoriity. QEII. Department of Medicine
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Legal Services
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2021
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (9 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Advance Care Planning
Subjects (LCSH)
Advance directives (Medical care)
Specialty
Hospitals
Abstract
The goal of any hospital stay is to help treat symptoms and make you feel better (if possible) by providing the best treatments and interventions possible. This pamphlet explains what to expect when you are very sick and/or dying, and are admitted to the hospital. It lists treatments that may be used and when they may be needed. A list of definitions is also provided.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Department of Critical Care and Emergency Services; Department of Medicine
Reviewed by: Legal Services, Nova Scotia Health
Pamphlet Number
2208
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