Physicians' experiences with prehospital do-not-resuscitate orders in North Carolina.

@article{Travers1996PhysiciansEW,
  title={Physicians' experiences with prehospital do-not-resuscitate orders in North Carolina.},
  author={Debbie A. Travers and Greg L Mears},
  journal={Prehospital and disaster medicine},
  year={1996},
  volume={11 2},
  pages={91-100}
}
INTRODUCTION Many states are implementing prehospital do-not-resuscitate (DNR) programs through legislation or by state or local protocol. There are no outcome studies in the literature regarding the utilization of, access to, or barriers to prehospital DNR programs, nor are there studies that evaluated whether they meet the patients' needs. STUDY OBJECTIVE To explore physicians' perceptions of the utilization of, access to, and barriers to a southeastern state's prehospital DNR program, and… CONTINUE READING