Establishing Incidence and Administrative Protocols for Do Not Resuscitate Orders
Wilhite, Mary J.
Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 1991 Mar; 17(3): 12-16.
Clinical Ethics; Clinical Ethics Committees; Competence; Consent; Decision Making; Do Not Resuscitate Orders; Ethics; Ethics Committees; Family Members; Health; Informed Consent; Institutional Policies; Medical Records; Nursing Homes; Professional Competence; Records; Residential Facilities; Resuscitation; Resuscitation Orders; Standards; Survey; Third Party Consent;
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Youngner, Stuart J.; Lewandowski, Wendy; McClish, Donna K.; Juknialis, Barbara W.; Coulton, Claudia; Bartlett, Edward T. (1985-01-04)A study was conducted of "do not resuscitate" (DNR) decisions written for 71 patients in a medical intensive care unit of a large university hospital. Fifty-eight percent of the medical records contained justifications for ...