Do Not Resuscitate (DNR) Orders: Is Rescinding Sometimes Appropriate?
ISSUES: A CRITICAL EXAMINATION OF CONTEMPORARY ETHICAL ISSUES IN HEALTH CARE 1992 September-October; 7(5): 1-5
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Unknown author (American Medical Association. Council on Ethical and Judicial Affairs, 1991-04-10)Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is routinely performed on hospitalized patients who suffer cardiac or respiratory arrest. Consent to administer CPR is presumed since the patient is incapable at the moment of arrest ...
Critical Care Nurses' Perceptions of Appropriate Care of the Patient With Orders Not to Resuscitate Sherman, David A.; Branum, Kay (1995-07)OBJECTIVE: To determine critical care nurses' perceptions of appropriate care of patients with and without do-not-resuscitate (DNR) orders. DESIGN: Descriptive, cross-sectional. SETTING: Large, northeastern, metropolitan ...