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New Multi-Society Futility Policy

The ATS International Conference starts next Friday in Denver.  In advance that meeting, the ATS of will release “An Official ATS / AACN / ACCP / ESICM / SCCM Policy Statement: Responding to Requests for Potentially Inappropriate Treatments in Intensive Care Units.”  

This multi-society statement provides recommendations to prevent and manage intractable disagreements about the use of such treatments in ICUs.

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