The DNR Order after 40 Years.

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The DNR Order after 40 Years.

N Engl J Med. 2016 Aug 11;375(6):504-506

Authors: Burns JP, Truog RD

In the 40 years since its introduction, the do-not-resuscitate order has become part of our society's ritual for dying. The concept expanded the domain of informed consent, while contributing to ongoing controversy over appropriate care for dying patients.

PMID: 27509098 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]

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