(there are 13 questions in this topic)
Printable list of all communication SAQs
Open disclosure: definition, stepwise approach, importance.
Critical incident debrief (our registrar just killed or almost killed a patient)
Critical incident debrief.
Important discussion points in a family conference regarding organ donation after cardiac death (DCD).
The ethics of witholding life-sustaining therapy
Palliative care in the ICU.
Withdrawal of treatment in the face of mounting organ system problems
Breaking bad news.
Futile or non-beneficial treatments: when is ventilation futile, and who decides?
Futile or non-beneficial treatments: when is aggressive resuscitation futile, and who decides?
Futile or non-beneficial treatment: mechanical ventilation for end-stage respiratory failure.
Approach to the incompetent colleague: how to destroy the career of a surgeon.
Futile and non-beneficial care in the ICU