TITLE

Making life and death decisions you can live with

AUTHOR(S)
Clough, Jeanette G.
PUB. DATE
May 1988
SOURCE
RN;May88, Vol. 51 Issue 5, p28
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents a set of guidelines to help nurses deal with the moral and ethical aspects of do-not-resuscitate (DNR) orders or requests. Principles that govern nursing decisions; Steps for a systematic approach to decision-making in DNR situations; Suggestions on how nurses can prevent moral dilemmas about DNR orders. INSET: A nurse's code of ethics.
ACCESSION #
4940841

 

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