Her husband was called and directed that the DNR order
DSS and the child's adoptive mother and stepfather filed a joint emergency motion requesting a DNR order
The POLST offers advantages over the traditional full code/DNR choice because orders for treatments wanted by patients may be indicated at the same time as the DNR order
So, too, do physicians, who are sometimes reluctant to suggest a DNR order
and bad about adhering to one.
There was no overall association between adjusted rates of DNR orders
and in-hospital mortality, but the hospitals that used DNR more frequently had significantly lower rates of death among those patients who did have a DNR order
The hospice policy is to call 911 whenever a patient has rejected a DNR order
Multiple courses of progressively burdensome intubations are followed by a DNR order
authorized by the patient's durable power of attorney citing substituted judgment.
At the point when decisions were needed (for the DNR order
, hospice care, and the refusal of further treatment), the patient had no therapeutic options left.
Initiating any further discussion about the DNR order
has been difficult.
There is a DNR order
, and instructions prohibiting placement of a feeding tube, both signed by Mrs.
For example, while 79 percent of Phase I patients who died while hospitalized had a DNR order
, 46 percent of these were written within two days of death.
Gilgunn's care decided to revoke the DNR order
because he found that the family was willing to care for Mrs.