CPR or DNR? End-of-life decision in Korean cancer patients: a single center’s experience

@article{Oh2005CPROD,
  title={CPR or DNR? End-of-life decision in Korean cancer patients: a single center’s experience},
  author={Do-youn Oh and Jee-Hyun Kim and Dong-Wan Kim and Seock-Ah Im and T. -Y. Kim and Dae Seog DS Heo and Yung-jue Bang and Noe Kyeong Kim},
  journal={Supportive Care in Cancer},
  year={2005},
  volume={14},
  pages={103-108}
}
Whether or not physicians should conduct cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) in terminal cancer patients has long been debated. We conducted this prospective observational study to characterize current CPR and do-not-resuscitate (DNR) practice among terminal cancer patients in South Korea. The study involved patients with terminal cancer who were admitted at the Seoul National University Boramae Hospital for supportive care only, and who died between January 1, 2003 and April 30, 2004. We… CONTINUE READING