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What is dnr?

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Dr. Helle Lukk
Family Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: Do not Resuscitate

Strictly speaking dnr means that you do not want compressions of your heart (CPR) if you have a heart attack or situation where your heart stops.

In brief: Do not Resuscitate

Strictly speaking dnr means that you do not want compressions of your heart (CPR) if you have a heart attack or situation where your heart stops.
Dr. Helle Lukk
Dr. Helle Lukk
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Dr. Dustin Colegrove
Internal Medicine

In brief: Dnr

Is short for do not resuscitate.
If you are in cardiac or respiratory arrest the health care provider will not intervene and allow a natural death.

In brief: Dnr

Is short for do not resuscitate.
If you are in cardiac or respiratory arrest the health care provider will not intervene and allow a natural death.
Dr. Dustin Colegrove
Dr. Dustin Colegrove
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