[Do-not-resuscitate orders--ethical and legal considerations].

@article{Ballin2007DonotresuscitateOA,
  title={[Do-not-resuscitate orders--ethical and legal considerations].},
  author={Nicola Hvidt Ballin},
  journal={Ugeskrift for laeger},
  year={2007},
  volume={169 13},
  pages={1201-4}
}
The article is based on a structured literature review. Practicing DNR orders in Denmark has not yet been described and there are no national guidelines. Generally patients must give informed consent before do-not-resuscitate (DNR) orders. Only 32% of competent patients are involved prior to the decision even though patients wish to talk about decisions… CONTINUE READING