Medical Transcription Word Board archived thread
how should this be written
patient wishes to be “do not resuscitate.” (nm)
Fri Sep 16, 2005 16:13

my 2 cents
Probably client preference, but we do it in all caps.. (nm)
Fri Sep 16, 2005 16:17

and as far as it sounding weird, it does, but would leave (nm)
Fri Sep 16, 2005 16:17

"to be DO NOT RESUSCITATE" .. nm Q
I know of no rule, client preference or I put
Fri Sep 16, 2005 16:19


Our account does "Do Not Resuscitate" (nm)
Fri Sep 16, 2005 16:22

it is as important as allergies, so we do all caps on it too (nm
Fri Sep 16, 2005 16:26

?ing sentence smoothness? be on DO NOT RESUSCITATE status?NM (nm
Fri Sep 16, 2005 16:29

on the floor. (concur w/ caps, bold, or other) SM
Murphy's Law#464: The pt never "codes" when his own PMD is
Fri Sep 16, 2005 16:35

The faster a doc or RN can find pt's DNR status clearly specified in the chart for double-verification, the more likely the torture provided to the patient will be minimized, or none at all.

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