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Honoring DNR Orders In EMS

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You respond to a cardiac arrest patient. The family or caretaker hands you a Do Not Resuscitate Order. OK, no brainer on what to do right? Well, maybe not. While the DNR is meant to allow EMS providers to do just that. There are situations that just aren't explained in a DNR order. Does the family know them? Like all things EMS this isn't so cut and dry. Join us for this episode, bring your story and let us know how your state or region handles the DNR order.