Thanks for coming by to participate in the poll! Without further adieu…
The Scenario Based On NYS Protocol:
You are transporting an 88 y/o male hospice patient with a valid DNR/DNI in your possession. While enroute to the hospice your patient goes into cardiac arrest. The daughter, who is in the back with you, inbetween sobs asks you hysterically to “Do something! Do anything you can!”
Not Sure What This Is All About
In my eBook 25 Things They Should Have Taught You In Medic School… But Didn’t one of the topics I cover is the need to truly understand your local jurisdictions rules and regulations regarding Do Not Resuscitate orders. The fact is that many providers do NOT truly understand their area’s regulations regarding the DNR, and this poll goes to highlight that fact.