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Do-Not-Resuscitate Orders and Withdrawal of Life Support 

Do-Not-Resuscitate Orders and Withdrawal of Life Support
Do-Not-Resuscitate Orders and Withdrawal of Life Support

Eelco F. M Wijdicks

and Alejandro A Rabinstein

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date: 20 October 2020

Discussion of DNR/DNI orders and interpretation of advance directives with family members. Who brings this up? How to go about withdrawing of support and how to provide best palliation is discussed.

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