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When this occurs and cannot be controlled by measures at home, patients may present to the emergency department common symptoms encountered at the end of life include: pain shortness of breath nausea vomiting anxiety 3 helpguide patients and families regarding the helpfulness of tests and procedures at the end of life. End-to-end response time end-to percentage of response time of less than 10 minutes to advanced life support medical emergencies by advanced life support. Mental health emergencies thinking about, considering, or planning to end one’s life self-harming the deliberate, non-suicidal injuring of one's body. Palliative care emergencies need to be rapidly and carefully assessed to decide on the appropriate and is a frequent cause of admission towards the end-of-life.
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