Sylvia Feder

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BACKGROUND Emergency medical services (EMS) personnel often are not permitted to honor requests to withhold resuscitation at the end of life, particularly if there is no written do-not-resuscitate (DNR) order. OBJECTIVE To determine whether EMS personnel from agencies implementing new guidelines would be more likely to withhold resuscitation from persons(More)
OBJECTIVE The goal of this investigation was to describe the reasons emergency medical services (EMS) is activated when resuscitation is not desired or when patients show signs of irreversible death. METHODS All medical incident report forms (MIRFs) indicating a cardiac arrest for which resuscitation was withheld were obtained from five participating fire(More)
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