Limited-treatment policies in long-term care facilities.

Abstract

Two-thirds of the long-term care facilities in Minnesota accept do-not-resuscitate (DNR) orders and 73% accept care plans to limit medical treatment. The major objectives for limited-treatment plans cited by the 16.3% of facilities with administrative protocols for such plans was to provide for the resident's physical and emotional comfort and dignity… (More)

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@article{Miles1985LimitedtreatmentPI, title={Limited-treatment policies in long-term care facilities.}, author={Stephen Miles and Mikael Ryd{\'e}n}, journal={Journal of the American Geriatrics Society}, year={1985}, volume={33 10}, pages={707-11} }