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Do Not Resuscitate - 4 Keys to Effective Patient Communication

The patient's physician writes a do-not-resuscitate (DNR) order when cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) should not be attempted. Because CPR will not be attempted, other resuscitative measures that follow it (tracheal intubation, cardiac monitoring, cardiac defibrillation etc) will...

Posted by Melissa Cott on Dec 11, 2023

Consent for Application of Restraints in the Home Health Setting

Your Agency should have home health forms, policies and procedures regarding the consent and application of restraints.

Posted by Trevor Harris on Apr 18, 2022

End-of-Life Discussions End in Confusion, Study Shows

Just 3 out of 10 accurately understood what their loved one wanted.

Posted by Melissa Cott on Mar 29, 2017