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"DC" for critical care patients if life-support treatment is terminated, blank for all others.
Defined as terminal withdrawal with expectation of death of:
- invasive mechanical ventilation (ET tube or trach)
- vasopressors or inotropes
- ECMO, VV, ECMO, VA
- VAD (Ventricular assistive device)
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- Explanation: stopped collection in Medicine
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This field was also collected in Medicine until 2013-07-04. Collection stopped because the distinction is not clear enough for coding on a medicine ward.
See: Comfort Care