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A 5-year-old boy is brought to the emergency ...
Discuss the family’s goals for the patient 🔍 / 📺 / 🌳 / 📖
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This is a diffuse pontine glioma, a death sentence. You don’t really need to know that, because the stem tells you of the poor prognosis. Whenever someone is presented with a serious diagnosis, any treatment discussion starts with establishing a baseline understanding of the disease process and then discussing goals of care.

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