‘Futile’ ICU treatments affect access to care for other patients | Cardiology

Administering critical care treatment to prolong life without achieving a meaningful benefit to the patient, or “futile” treatment, delays care for other patients, according to researchers at UCLA’s David Geffen School of Medicine.

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