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Anesthesia Introductory Courses

ANES 70Q. The Psychosocial and Economic Ramifications of Critical Illness

(S,Sem) Stanford Introductory Seminar. Preference to sophomores. The impact of critical illness on a patient and family members; difficulties involved in the decision making process for the patient, family, and healthcare professionals. Topics include: conventional views of death and dying, epidemiology of critical illness, grief, coping skills, cultural variations, euthanasia and withdrawal of care, palliative care and hospice, advanced directive and legal aspects of medical catastrophe, psychosocial dynamics of family meetings, and emotional ramifications of medical decisions.

3 units, Spr (Lin, L)

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