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Studies Find Emergency Doctors and Paramedics Commonly Misinterpret Documents for End-of-Life Care Choices

Posted Wednesday, March 11th, 2015

Do emergency medicine physicians and EMS providers understand Physicians Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment (POLST) documents?

On March 1st 2015, the Journal of Patient Safety has released the results of the TRIAD VI & VII studies revealing concerns for understanding among providers and potential risk for patient safety. 

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