DNR: "Do Not Resuscitate" or "Death Not Reversible"?

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DNR: "Do Not Resuscitate" or "Death Not Reversible"?

J Palliat Med. 2017 Nov 30;:

Authors: Quinn K, Workman S

Allowing physicians to write a do not resuscitate (DNR) or do not administer cardiopulmonary resuscitation order after properly informing patients and their families that death would be irreversible offers a more rational and compassionate approach than traditional shared decision making in establishing a DNR status for some hospitalized patients.

PMID: 29189091 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]

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