Neurointensive Care - Capability Levels and Curriculum Reference for Stages 1-3
13.14.11 Liaises with transplant services when appropriate, can perform Brain stem death testing and provides the physiological support of the donor.
14.14.2 Explains the physiological and pharmacological requirements for the clinical management of the patient for organ donation.
HiLLO 8: Doctors specialising in Intensive Care Medicine will understand and manage the physical and psychosocial consequences of critical illness for patients and their families, including providing pain relief, treating delirium and arranging ongoing care and rehabilitation. They will also manage the withholding or withdrawal of life-sustaining treatment, discussing end of life care with patients and their families and facilitating organ donation where appropriate.
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