Category: Do Not Resuscitate Orders

Do Not Resuscitate Orders

Also known as a “DNR” or “DNRO”. Simply put, A DNR means no resuscitative efforts will be made in the even of cardiac or respiratory arrest (heart stop beating/stop breathing). Medical personnel will not use cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), artificial breathing tubes, electric heart shocks, or any other invasive emergency techniques. A DNR only affects the [..]

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