Palliative Medicine

The Palliative Medicine Section is chartered by the Board of Directors (Board) of the American College of Emergency Physicians (College) to provide a forum in which members of the College with special interests in palliative medicine can develop a knowledge base, share information, receive and give counsel, and serve as a resource to others interested in this area of emergency medicine.

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January 29, 2021

Monthly ED Palliative Pulse - January 2021

January newsletter featuring the clinical pearl of the month, a spotlight on ED palliative programs, and more.

January 13, 2021

Download the EM Code Status Guide

For older adults with serious, life-limiting illness (i.e., terminal illness with less than one-year prognosis), the decision to initiate critical care/intubation is complex and emotional, especially ...

January 13, 2021

COVID Toolkit: ED Goals of Care Discussions

Bedside discussions about goals of care are essential to align treatments and interventions with patient values.


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