WHAT DOES DNR REALLY MEAN? COMFORT MEASURES ONLY. C. Antonio Jesurun, MD Professor of Pediatrics Director of Neonatal Intensive Care June 29, 2005. Resuscitation or CPR.
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C. Antonio Jesurun, MD
Professor of Pediatrics
Director of Neonatal Intensive Care
June 29, 2005
Medical procedure which seeks to restore cardiac and/or respiratory function to individuals who have sustained a cardiac/respiratory arrest
1. Irreversible cessation of circulatory and respiratory functions, OR
2. Irreversible cessation of all functions of the entire brain, including the brain stem
1980 Uniform Determination of Death Act
ASA House of Delegates Oct. 1993. amended 2001
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health
AMA Code of Ethics, 150th edition