|A-Advance directives||Any documents in place detailing wishes for life-sustaining measures?|
How can you help the patient feel better?|
Manage symptoms during acute resuscitation while determining the appropriate degree of resuscitative measures for the situation.
Is there anyone present at the bedside, in the waiting area, or who can be reached by phone?|
Consider their needs and desires.
|D-Decision making capacity||Can the patient make their own decision regarding their care?|