Survey shows mixed views on DNR use in pediatric care

08/27/2013 | PhysiciansBriefing.com

In a survey of 266 physicians and nurses, 67% said that a do-not-resuscitate order should be used only in cases of cardiopulmonary arrest, while more than 85% said such order should not be limited to cardiopulmonary arrest. Researchers from Boston Children's Hospital reported in JAMA Pediatrics that most respondents said resuscitation discussions occur later than is ideal.

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