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help us understand this. is a person of 92 best declared dnr if cpr would not improve or maintain condition if heart stops?

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Dr. LERENA Yielding
Family Medicine 32 years experience
Yes: CPR should only be used if the person can be resuscitated and once resuscitated, can maintain quality of life.

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