Opinions of Chest Physicians About the Do-Not-Resuscitate (DNR) Orders: Respect for Patient's Autonomy or Medical Futility?


Kalkan E. , MİRİCİ A.

JOURNAL OF MEDICAL AND SURGICAL INTENSIVE CARE MEDICINE, vol.9, no.2, pp.34-39, 2018 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 9 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.5152/dcbybd.2018.1874
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF MEDICAL AND SURGICAL INTENSIVE CARE MEDICINE
  • Page Numbers: pp.34-39

Abstract

Objective: In this study, we aimed to investigate physicians' knowledge, attitude, and behavior related to cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and the do-not-resuscitate (DNR) order, and the factors associated with decisions to abide by patients' DNR orders were also evaluated.