To Resuscitate or Not ... in the Operating Room: The Need for Hospital Policies for Surgeons Regarding DNR Orders
Lonchyna, Vassyl A.
Annals of Health Law 1997; 6: 209-227
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To Resuscitate or Not . . . in the Operating Room: The Need for Hospital Policies for Surgeons Regarding DNR Orders Lonchyna, Vassyl A. (1997)As more Americans have become aware of end-of-life planning, health care professionals are faced with more "Do Not Resuscitate" orders. A patient with a terminal condition who has signed such an order may enter the ...
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 ...