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Nursing2015

February 2011, Volume 41 Number 2 , p 60 - 62

Author

  • Susan Heidenwolf Weaver MSN, RN, CRNI, NEA-BC

Abstract

After a long illness, a patient with a do-not-resuscitate (DNR) order took his last breath while surrounded by family at his hospital bed. His oncology nurse came into the room immediately to answer questions and offer support. She then explained that the house physician would come to pronounce their father. Sadly, 3 hours passed before this occurred due to other emergencies in the hospital.

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