To be resuscitated or not: the concepts in decision making.

  • R De vos
  • Published 2001 in The Journal of cardiovascular nursing


The aim of this article is to provide an overview of the available scientific evidence to support decisions to withhold cardiopulmonary resuscitation in hospitals. The decision to perform resuscitation or not is a complex one that requires consideration of a number of factors, including patient preference and patient clinical status. The three fundamental… (More)


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