DNR Order

(redirected from Do not resuscitate)
Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Acronyms, Wikipedia.
Related to Do not resuscitate: living will

DNR Order

Do Not Reduce Order

In a limit order following the ex-dividend date, an instruction not to reduce the limit price by the amount of the dividend. Most of the time, following the ex-dividend date, the price of the limit order is reduced because the coming dividend will belong to the current owner, rather than the buyer. One issues a do not reduce order if one believes that demand for the stock justifies the higher price.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
That would have been appropriate in the hospital she had just left, but in the hospital she moved to, blue meant do not resuscitate.
The decision of a physician to place a Do Not Resuscitate Order on a patients charts is a decision which engages medical, legal, and ethical issues.
A spokeswoman for St Mary's Hospital said: 'The hospital has admitted that the Do Not Resuscitate message was put on Mrs Baker's notes inappropriately.