Changes in the Use of Do-Not-Resuscitate Orders After Implementation of the Patient Self-Determination Act
Baker, David W.
Cebul, Randall D.
JGIM: Journal of General Internal Medicine 2003 May; 18(5): 343-349
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The Do-Not-Resuscitate Order: Associations With Advance Directives, Physican Specialty and Documentation of Discussion 15 Years After the Patient Self-Determination Act Morrell, E.D.; Brown, B.P.; Qi, R.; Drabiak, K.; Helft, P.R. (2008-09)Background: Since the passage of the Patient Self-Determination Act, numerous policy mandates and institutional measures have been implemented. It is unknown to what extent those measures have affected end-of-life care, ...
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