[Journal article] COVID 19: Prioritise Autonomy, Beneficence and Conversations Before Score-Based Triage
Authors: Esther Peiying Ho, Han-Yee Neo
Published in: Age and Ageing 2020; 1–5 doi: 10.1093/ageing/afaa205
- Before applying score-based triage, physicians should discern if the older adult will benefit and also want critical care.
- Discussions to convey clinical information and discern the older person’s therapeutic goals are important.
- Conversations aimed at achieving goal-cordant care must become a new clinical norm.