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'Do not attempt resuscitation' and 'cardiopulmonary resuscitation' in an inpatient setting: factors influencing physicians' decisions in Switzerland

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Published in Gerontology. 2011, vol. 57, no. 5, p. 414-21
Abstract To determine the prevalence of cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and do-not-attempt-resuscitation (DNAR) orders, to define factors associated with CPR/DNAR orders and to explore how physicians make and document these decisions.
Keywords AdultAgedAttitude to DeathCardiopulmonary Resuscitation/ethics/psychologyCritical Illness/psychologyDecision Making/ethicsEthics Committees, Clinical/statistics & numerical dataFemaleHospitals, TeachingHumansInpatients/psychologyMaleMedical Futility/ethics/legislation & jurisprudence/psychologyMiddle AgedPhysicians/psychologyPrognosisQuality of Life/psychologyResuscitation Orders/ethics/legislation & jurisprudence/psychologySwitzerland
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PMID: 21099190
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Research groups Groupe Jean-Michel Gaspoz (23)
Ethique biomédicale (783)
Le Secret médical (676)
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BECERRA, Maria-Elisa et al. 'Do not attempt resuscitation' and 'cardiopulmonary resuscitation' in an inpatient setting: factors influencing physicians' decisions in Switzerland. In: Gerontology, 2011, vol. 57, n° 5, p. 414-21. https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:24760

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