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Prof Joe wants your help. Mr Jones wants to do things that may lead to serious injury or even a premature death. Should I help him to “Live fast, die younger than need be and, leave a somewhat good looking corpse? Is it better to be “safe and sound” or “happy and hurt”? Dignity of Risk video coming soon.
Mr Jones is moved into a Retirement Village after being deemed too unsafe for his own home.
Despite his condition should he still able to make decisions about his own way of life?
Prof Joe wants your help. He’s sitting having a tea when the ward bell sounds – a patient has collapsed in the hallway… his patient! Prof rushes to the scene to find that the person who has collapsed is Mr Rupert Jones, a man with dementia. The ICU doctor wants to know how bad his dementia is and whether or not they should stand down the code blue. Should they resuscitate Mr Jones?
Mr Jones has collapsed in the hallway but is found to have Dementia.
Does dementia determine whether or not we resuscitate him?