P-93 Standards for documentation of dnacpr decisions and discussions in a hospice inpatient unit & community team

@article{McGregor2017P93SF,
  title={P-93 Standards for documentation of dnacpr decisions and discussions in a hospice inpatient unit & community team},
  author={Ewan McGregor and Lucy Vermont and Xiao Yi Yong and Juliet Spiller},
  journal={BMJ Supportive & Palliative Care},
  year={2017},
  volume={7},
  pages={A34}
}
Background Recent legal cases have clarified requirements for good practice around documentation and communication of Do Not Attempt Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (DNACPR) decisions particuarly where it is clear in advance that CPR will not work for a patient. UK good practice guidance was updated in 2014 and further revised in 2016 to reflect the legal changes, and the NHS Scotland DNACPR integrated adult policy has also been reviewed. Aim To assess the documentation of DNACPR decisions by… CONTINUE READING