Do Not Resuscitate (DNR) form to refuse ardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) when the patient's heart or breathing ceases.
If the patient becomes terminally ill or in a state of irreversible coma or in a persistent vegetative state as diagnosed by the attending doctor and at least one other doctor, so that the patient is unable to take part in decisions about medical care and treatment, the DNR can decide on whether the patient continues to receive life-sustaining treatment.
This document can be used by the patient to refuse CPR in case the patient becomes too ill to communicate. It allows the patient's family members and doctors to know early of the patient's decision.
This document should be carefully read by the Individual Maker of the DNR.
The party should sign and have the signature witnessed.
The Personal Details and the Directive in relation to the medical care should all be clearly stated.
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