Does Detailed Informed Consent for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Mechanical Ventilation Impact Patients' Decisions and Outcomes?

Completed

Phase N/A Results N/A

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

- All patients
- ≥65 yrs
- Admitted to the hospitalist Medicine Service

Exclusion Criteria

- Patients who have pre-existing, pan-institutional (e.g. to be applied at nursing homes and hospitals) orders of no CPR and/or no mechanical ventilation will be screened (demographic and outcomes data collected) but NOT randomized.
- Patients already receiving critical care on admission will also be excluded