Do not resuscitate orders in schools

  title={Do not resuscitate orders in schools},
  author={Howard Taras and David A. Cimino and J. W. McGrath and Robert D. Murray and W. A. Yankus and Thomas M Young and E G Pattishall and Mark D. Fleming and Mary Ann Ann Glendon and Lois Harrison-Jones and Larry A. Wolfe and J. L. Newberry and M Vernon and Robert M. Nelson and Jeffrey R. Botkin and Eric D Kodish and Marcia Levetown and John T. Truman and Benjamin S Wilfond and Alessandra Kazura and Peter A. Schwartz and Ernest F. Krug and Donna A. Caniano and G. Kevin Donovan and Dena S. Davis},
Increased medical knowledge and technology have led to the survival of many children who previously would have died of a variety of conditions. As these children with continuing life-threatening problems reach school age, families, professionals, and paraprofessionals have to deal with the challenges involved in their care. Some children may be at high risk of dying while in school. When families have chosen to limit resuscitative efforts, school officials should understand the medical… CONTINUE READING


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