A Silent Conspiracy: Coping With Dying Cancer Patients on an Acute Surgical Ward
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Characteristics of Patients Who Refuse Do-Not-Resuscitate Orders Upon Admission to an Acute Palliative Care Unit in a Comprehensive Cancer Center Parsons, Henrique A; de la Cruz, Maxine J; Zhukovsky, Donna S; Hui, David; Delgado-Guay, Marvin O; Akitoye, Adenike E; El Osta, Badi; Palmer, Lynn; Palla, Shana L; Bruera, Eduardo (2010-06-15)BACKGROUND: Refusal of appropriately indicated do-not-resuscitate (DNR) orders may cause harm and distress for patients, families, and the medical team. We conducted a retrospective study to determine the frequency and ...