Roadblocks to do-not-resuscitate orders: A study in policy implementation Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Internship and Residency
  • Medical Staff, Hospital
  • Resuscitation Orders

abstract

  • This study suggests a need for improved communication among physicians, patients, and surrogates about advance directives, when feasible, either prior to hospitalization or early in its course, in an effort to comply with DNR legislation in a manner that reflects the patient's wishes and best interests.

publication date

  • July 26, 1993

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed ID

  • 8333806

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 1689

end page

  • 95

volume

  • 153

number

  • 14