DNAR orders can be medico-legally lethal – Halsbury’s Law Exchange

Posted December 15th, 2011 in hospital orders, medical ethics, news by sally

“Do not attempt resuscitation orders (DNAR orders), have been much in the news. There is concern about them being slapped on patients’ notes without adequate, or any, consultation with the patient or, if the patient is incapacitate, with the relatives or carers.”

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Halsbury’s Law Exchange, 14th December 2011

Source: www.halsburyslawexchange.co.uk