Factors Associated With Do-Not-Resuscitate Orders: Patients' Preferences, Prognoses, and Physicians' Judgments
Hakim, Rosemarie B.
Teno, Joan M.
Harrell, Frank E.
Knaus, William A.
Phillips, Russell S.
Connors, Alfred F.
Annals of Internal Medicine 1996 August 15; 125(4): 284-293
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Factors Associated With Do-Not-Resuscitate Orders: Patients' Preferences, Prognoses, and Physicians' Judgments Hakim, Rosemarie B.; Teno, Joan M.; Harrell, Frank E.; Knaus, William A.; Wenger, Neil; Phillips, Russell S.; Layde, Peter; Califf, Robert; Connors, Alfred F.; Lynn, Joanne (1996-08-15)BACKGROUND: Medical treatment decisions should be based on the preferences of informed patients or their proxies and on the expected outcomes of treatment. Because seriously ill patients are at risk for cardiac arrest, examination ...