Slow Code / “Hollywood Code”

Slow Code

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Slow code refers to the practice in a hospital or other medical centre to purposely respond slowly or incompletely to a patient in cardiac arrest, particularly in situations where CPR is of no medical benefit.[1] The related term show code refers to the practice of a medical response that is faked for the sake of the patient’s family-Wikipedia

http://www.amazon.com/Slow-Code-K-D-Burnham-RN/dp/1511429046/ref=tmm_pap_title_0?ie=UTF8&qid=1427499837&sr=8-1

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5 thoughts on “Slow Code / “Hollywood Code”

  1. Kelsey, thanks for taking the time to visit, read and like my blog.
    Great work, keep it up!

  2. Thanks for stopping by and liking my post. If you get a chance, please read my post “I Steal from Hospitals”. On my way over to Amazon right now.

  3. That’s terrifying and reassuring to me in equal measures.

  4. Huh. Interesting.

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