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TOPIC 1: Goals of care

Learning outcomes

At the end of this week:

  • You can recognise the undifferentiated, critically unwell elderly patient;
  • You can balance goals of care when invasive treatment is inappropriate, and determine priorities in care;
  • You have reviewed the basic sciences of fluid resuscitation and oxygenation;
  • You have a system to identify all abnormalities in an arterial blood gas and draw conclusions from the results;
  • You have a clear understanding of ethical and legal considerations regarding limitations of care and end-of-life issues.