"Do Not Resuscitate" (DNR) Orders: Incidence and Implications in a Medical Intensive Care Unit
Youngner, Stuart J.,
JAMA: The Journal of the American Medical Association 1985 January 4; 253(1): 54-57
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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 ...
Rapoport, John; Teres, Daniel; Lemeshow, Stanley (1996)This study describes the use of do not resuscitate (DNR) orders for ICU patients in four northeastern U.S. teaching hospitals and investigates the relationship between DNR orders and length of stay. The use of detailed ...