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Dnr Pros And Cons

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From my understanding of the textbook, a do not resuscitate order (DNR or DNAR), also known as a “No Code Order”, is a written form that omits a patient from receiving cardio pulmonary resuscitation (CPR) during cardiac or cardiopulmonary arrest. Since a DNR only applies to CPR and not to other life saving measures, patients and surrogates have to be clear on which life prolonging treatments should be withheld from the patient and the circumstances in which they should be given. If there is no DNR document present at the time of arrest, there are only two other reason to sustain from CPR and that is when there is conclusive evidence that the patient is deceased or there is no indicated medical benefit for the patient. A DNR is a component under
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