Recognising end-of-life

Inert People Breath Slowly (to be used in the clinical context)

  • Infections / ulcers that are recurrent or persistent
  • Progressive weight loss (>10% over last six months)
  • Breathlessness at rest or minimal exertion (MRC scale 4/5)
  • Self-care reduced or lack of interest (in a chair >50% of the time)

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