Sex differences in the use of early do-not-resuscitate orders after intracerebral hemorrhage.

BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Studies show that women are more likely to receive do-not-resuscitate (DNR) orders after acute medical illnesses than men. However, the sex differences in the use of DNR orders after acute intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH) have not been described. METHODS We conducted a retrospective study of consecutive patients hospitalized for acute… CONTINUE READING