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Briefly explain what you believe the premise is for establishing "Out of Hospital DNR" orders.

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briefly explain what you believe the premise is for establishing "Out of Hospital DNR" orders.

A "do not resuscitate order (DNR) is a medical order written by a doctor that instructs health care providers not to do cardiopulmonary resuscitation ( CPR ) if breathing stops or if heart stops beating." (1) DNR order allows you to choose before an emergency occurs whether you want CPR or not. It is a decision only about CPR treatments, and does not effect other treatments. The ...

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A "do not resuscitate order" (DNR) is a medical order written by a doctor that instructs health care providers not to do cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) if breathing stops or if heart stops beating. This solution gives a 365-word explanation of why we need them and when to give them.

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