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]