Category: Full Code

“Full code” means that all life-saving measures, including (CPR), will be performed in a medical emergency to save a person’s life.

Hospice and the Pennsylvania Orders for Life Sustaining Treatment — POLST

Pennsylvania POLST
A review of the implications of each choice for the terminally ill patient as well as the loved ones of those who are terminally ill. This form comes into practice typically under two conditions… no pulse and is not breathing OR has a pulse and/or is breathing (but while not mentioned is typically in the last two weeks of life if no measures are taken with the understanding that any and all measures do not guarantee a longer time frame). Let’s review the form below:
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