Turn off High Flow Oxygen (may continue 2-4 L by nasal canula for symptom relief)
Keep room quiet
Turn down lights
Family may play music if they wish
Offer on-call chaplain and other available services
Orman and Abbott in Herbert (2014) EM:Rap 14(2): 11-2
Lin and Romero in Herbert (2018) EM:Rap 18(11): 4-5
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