Do Not Resuscitate

Accident and Emergency in Need of Resuscitation

Simon Fairweather | Posted 12.11.2015 | UK
Simon Fairweather

I am a junior doctor. I love the siege-induced mentality of a busy department. I love the pressure of promptly assessing and treating patients in a li...

The Hippocratic Paradox: When Is Resuscitating a Patient Doing Them Harm?

Elizabeth Dzeng | Posted 19.03.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Elizabeth Dzeng

I feel that the UK is at a crossroads in much the same way that the US was several decades ago. High profile court cases surrounding patient rights at the end of life catalyzed a set of changes, which led to America's current system of aggressive treatments at all costs regardless of futility or clinical common sense.

Do not Resuscitate

Jo Cartwright | Posted 19.11.2011 | UK
Jo Cartwright

The use of Do Not Attempt Resuscitation Orders (DNAR) has received a fair amount of coverage in recent weeks, and will be discussed on today's One Show (on BBC1 at 7pm). It's a sobering subject but one of huge importance.

Man Sues Hospital Trust Over 'Do Not Resuscitate' Claims

PA | Posted 26.10.2011 | UK

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- A man is suing a hospital trust over his claims that medics twice put "do not resuscitate" orders on his wife's medical notes wit...