"Life Support Care" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
Care provided patients requiring extraordinary therapeutic measures in order to sustain and prolong life.
|Life Support Care
- Life Support Care
- Care, Life Support
- Prolongation of Life
- Life Prolongation
- Extraordinary Treatment
- Extraordinary Treatments
- Treatment, Extraordinary
- Treatments, Extraordinary
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Life Support Care" by people in Profiles.
Temporal Evolution and Outcomes of Non-Traumatic Intracerebral Hemorrhage in Hospitalized Patients. J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis. 2021 Mar; 30(3):105584.
Patient With Poor Prognosis, Family Wishes to Pursue All Options, Care Team Cannot Reach Consensus. Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 11; 108(5):1284-1286.
Patient and Family Engagement During Treatment Decisions in an ICU: A Discourse Analysis of the Electronic Health Record. Crit Care Med. 2019 06; 47(6):784-791.
Withdrawal of Life-Sustaining Treatments in Perceived Devastating Brain Injury: The Key Role of Uncertainty. Neurocrit Care. 2019 02; 30(1):33-41.
Respecting Choice in Definitions of Death. Hastings Cent Rep. 2018 Nov; 48 Suppl 4:S53-S55.
Ethical Analysis of Withdrawing Total Artificial Heart Support. Mayo Clin Proc. 2017 05; 92(5):719-725.
International variations in application of the best-interest standard across the age spectrum. J Perinatol. 2017 02; 37(2):208-213.
US Physicians' Opinions about Distinctions between Withdrawing and Withholding Life-Sustaining Treatment. J Relig Health. 2016 Oct; 55(5):1596-606.
Is Prehospital Advanced Life Support Harmful? Ann Intern Med. 2016 07 05; 165(1):70-1.
U.S. Physicians' Opinions About Accommodating Religiously Based Requests for Continued Life-Sustaining Treatment. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2016 06; 51(6):971-8.