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Specific Policies for Orders Not to Resuscitate – N.Y. Pub. Health Law § 2994-i

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A do not resuscitate order (“DNR”) must be documented in a patient’s medical record. DNRs should not be construed to authorize the withholding or withdrawal of all life-sustaining treatment; rather DRNs only authorize the withholding of cardiopulmonary resuscitation. 

Current as of June 2015