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Series: The Intensive Care Doctor (with Megan Gooch MD) Series: The Intensive Care Doctor (with Megan Gooch MD)

Common Questions about DNR

Megan Gooch, MD answers the 5 MOST COMMON questions she’s asked about code status, do not resuscitate, and comfort measures when she speaks to patients and their families.

Series: The Intensive Care Doctor (with Megan Gooch MD) Series: The Intensive Care Doctor (with Megan Gooch MD)

What is a Code Status (Full Code Versus DNR)

Megan Gooch, MD explains what it means to be full code, do not resuscitate (DNR), do not intubate (DNI) and/or comfort measures. She briefly explain who decides code status and when it is decided.

Series: The Intensive Care Doctor (with Megan Gooch MD) Series: The Intensive Care Doctor (with Megan Gooch MD)

After Code Blue/Hypothermia

Megan Gooch, MD discusses what happens after someone’s pulse comes back after cardiac arrest (because the resuscitation period isn’t over).

Series: The Intensive Care Doctor (with Megan Gooch MD) Series: The Intensive Care Doctor (with Megan Gooch MD)

Code Blue

Megan Gooch, MD discusses everything CODE BLUE: what it is, who the members of the code team are, what we do during a code to attempt to resuscitate, & more.

Series: The Intensive Care Doctor (with Megan Gooch MD) Series: The Intensive Care Doctor (with Megan Gooch MD)

Life Support: Beyond the Vent

Megan Gooch, MD teaches that the ventilator is not the only form of life support and explains types of life support that are commonly used in the intensive care unit.

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