Do-Not-Resuscitate Orders in the Operating Room
Cohen, Cynthia B. and Cohen, Peter J.
NEW ENGLAND JOURNAL OF MEDICINE 1991 December 26; 325(26): 1879-1882
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Cohen, Cynthia B.; Cohen, Peter J. (1991-12-26)[S]ome institutions have adopted a policy of automatically suspending DNR orders during anesthesia and surgery. We do not advocate placing new limitations on patients' autonomy as a prerequisite for surgery. Instead, ...
Required Reconsideration of "Do-Not-Resuscitate" Orders in the Operating Room and Certain Other Treatment Settings Cohen, Cynthia B.; Cohen, Peter J. (1992)It is time to change the assumption that DNR orders apply in every treatment setting in the hospital. It is appropriate to mandate not only that these orders be reconsidered on the basis of time, but also on the basis ...