When talking about therapy plans with individuals in the emergency division, as medical professionals we lay out our issues, the pros and cons of various possibilities, and why we endorse a single over the other for the distinct affected individual. We do not ask individuals which antibiotic combination they would like.
Why is it various when we discuss about resuscitation or end-of-existence needs? Why do we quickly ask individuals “what they want” with no context or suggestion? We sound like waiters: “Do you want shocks with that CPR?” “What about intubation or pressors?”
Speaking about end-of-existence possibilities is a