Do-Not-Resuscitate Orders in the Operating Room: Report on a Workshop and a Sample Policy
ETHICAL CURRENTS (25): 3, 6-7, Winter 1991
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Required Reconsideration of "Do-Not-Resuscitate" Orders in the Operating Room and Certain Other Treatment Settings Cohen, Cynthia B.; Cohen, Peter J. (1992)It is time to change the assumption that DNR orders apply in every treatment setting in the hospital. It is appropriate to mandate not only that these orders be reconsidered on the basis of time, but also on the basis ...
Cohen, Cynthia B.; Cohen, Peter J. (1991-12-26)[S]ome institutions have adopted a policy of automatically suspending DNR orders during anesthesia and surgery. We do not advocate placing new limitations on patients' autonomy as a prerequisite for surgery. Instead, ...