Cardiopulmonary resuscitation and do-not-resuscitate orders: a guide for clinicians.

@article{Loertscher2010CardiopulmonaryRA,
  title={Cardiopulmonary resuscitation and do-not-resuscitate orders: a guide for clinicians.},
  author={Laura Loertscher and Darcy A. Reed and Michael Patrick Bannon and Paul S. Mueller},
  journal={The American journal of medicine},
  year={2010},
  volume={123 1},
  pages={4-9}
}
The do-not-resuscitate order, introduced nearly a half century ago, continues to raise questions and controversy among health care providers and patients. In today's society, the expectation and availability of medical interventions, including at the end of life, have rendered the do-not-resuscitate order particularly relevant. The do-not-resuscitate order is the only order that requires patient consent to prevent a medical procedure from being performed; therefore, informed code status… CONTINUE READING