Advanced Directives (Do Not Resuscitate Orders)

Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Directive (DNR) is an advance medical directive pertaining to the administration of cardiopulmonary resuscitation, which is a medical order  based on informed consent, signed by or on behalf of an individual and a physician, a physician assistant, or a nurse practitioner, directing emergency medical services personnel to not perform resuscitative measures in the event of a respiratory or cardiac arrest or malfunction.

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Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Directive 34-12F - defines terms and criteria for DNR Directives.

EMS cardiopulmonary resuscitation directives 44:05:06 - defines terms and criteria for EMS personnel.

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