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Understanding 'do not attempt resuscitation' orders.

VOL: 103, ISSUE: 15, PAGE NO: 26Christine Penhale, BSc, RGN, is ALS instructor at the Resuscitation Council (UK)Mandy Odell, PGdipEd, MA, RGN, is nurse consultant in critical care at the Royal Berkshire Foundation NHS TrustThere is an assumption that resuscitation will be attempted in all patients admitted to hospital who experience a c…

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