Do Orders Limiting Aggressive Treatment Impact Care for Acute Myocardial Infarction?
Radcliff, Tiffany A.
Journal of the American Medical Directors Association 2007 February; 8(2): 91-97
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Do-Not-Resuscitate Orders in Patients Hospitalized With Acute Myocardial Infarction: The Worcester Heart Attack Study Jackson, Elizabeth A.; Yarzebski, Jorge L.; Goldberg, Robert J.; Wheeler, Brownell; Gurwitz, Jerry H.; Lessard, Darleen M.; Bedell, Susanna E.; Gore, Joel M. (2004-04-12)BACKGROUND: Coronary heart disease is the leading cause of death in Americans. Despite increased interest in end-of-life care, data regarding the use of do-not-resuscitate (DNR) orders in acutely ill cardiac patients remain ...