Do-Not-Resuscitate Orders in a Children's Hospital
Lantos, John D.
Berger, Adam C.
Zucker, Aaron R.
Critical Care Medicine. 1993 Jan; 21(1): 52-55.
Adolescents; Age Factors; Beneficence; Brain; Brain Death; Children; Death; Decision Making; Diagnosis; Drugs; Evaluation; Futility; Hospitals; Infants; Institutional Policies; Intensive Care Units; Life; Medical Records; Minors; Mortality; Parents; Patient Care; Pediatrics; Physicians; Quality of Life; Records; Resuscitation; Resuscitation Orders; Risks and Benefits; Statistics; Surgery; Survey; Terminal Care; Ventilators; Withholding Treatment;
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