Surgery and Do-Not-Resuscitate: An Oxymoron? High Risk Surgery towards the End of Life
At the conclusion of this presentation the participant will be able to:
1) Describe recommendations for negotiating perioperative DNR orders
2) Describe physician and patient concerns surrounding perioperative DNR orders
3) Describe the differences between DNR orders and limitations on other life-sustaining interventions
Presentation: 24 minutes
Recommended CitationWeinstein, MD, FACS, FCCM, Michael S., "Surgery and Do-Not-Resuscitate: An Oxymoron? High Risk Surgery towards the End of Life" (2015). Department of Surgery Presentations and Grand Rounds. Presentation 42.