DNR Orders -- Do-Not-Resuscitate Orders
Explains what DNR orders are, who creates them, and why they are important. Discusses what happens when CPR is provided, stresses that DNR orders cover only CPR, and describes how they can be canceled. Also reviews non-hospital DNR orders; explains advance directives, noting that they do not replace DNR orders; urges readers to discuss their wishes with their physician and family members; and more. 16 pages, 5 1/2" x 8"