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12/29/2014

Unilateral DNAR Policies & Practices

The latest issue of Medical Ethics Advisor discusses unilateral DNAR policies and practices.  


Andrew Courtwright discusses a study that shows there is no concern that a Mass General policy empowering physicians not to offer CPR is disproportionately applied to vulnerable populations.


Alana Sagin cautions that when thinking about the topic of unilateral DNR orders, we really need to look at how we present CPR to people in general.


I discuss the legal rules governing unilateral DNAR orders.

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