When it’s time to call off the resuscitation…

When to call it off


CEASE: (look for)

  • Clinical features that predict survival; (evaluate the)
  • Effectiveness of resuscitation efforts;
  • Ask the other clinicians present;
  • Stop resuscitation efforts;
  • Explain what has happened to the family.


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