Do-Not-Resuscitate Orders and Withdrawal of Life Support

Eelco F. M Wijdicks and Alejandro A Rabinstein

in Neurocritical Care

Published on behalf of © Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research

Published in print October 2011 | ISBN: 9780199843626
Published online April 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199322855 | DOI:

Series: What Do I Do Now

Do-Not-Resuscitate Orders and Withdrawal of Life Support

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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.

Chapter.  2504 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Neurology

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