On the Do Not Resuscitate Policy
Perspectives in Biology and Medicine. 1988 Winter; 31(2): 285-290.
Allowing to Die; Communication; Decision Making; Diagnosis; Disclosure; Hospitals; Institutional Policies; Paternalism; Patient Participation; Physician Patient Relationship; Physician's Role; Physicians; Professional Patient Relationship; Prognosis; Psychological Stress; Resuscitation; Resuscitation Orders; Terminal Care; Terminally Ill; Treatment Refusal; Truth Disclosure; Withholding Treatment;
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Schade, Stanley G.; Muslin, Hyman (1989-12)The problem of psychological pain caused by discussions of do not resuscitate status with patients is addressed. Case histories of patients with such distress are given. We propose that not all patients should be informed ...