Do Not Resuscitate


New Zealand shocked over do-not-resuscitate orders

Michael Cook | 12 November 2010
New Zealanders have been outraged by the news that at least two patients at a small government hospital in the city of Palmerston North had been given do-not-resuscitate orders without consent from them or from their next of kin.
 

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