When to Withhold Resuscitation
BMJ (British Medical Journal). 1993 Jul 31; 307(6899): 321-322.
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Stewart, Kevin; Wagg, Adrian; Kinirons, Mark (1996-03)Case notes of elderly medical patients were surveyed to determine when "do not resuscitate' (DNR) decisions could legitimately be made without consulting them. Patients were thought to be suitable for exclusion from decisions ...