DNR

(redirected from Do not resuscitate)
Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Financial, Wikipedia.
Related to Do not resuscitate: living will
Category filter:
AcronymDefinition
DNRDo Not Resuscitate
DNRDepartment of Natural Resources
DNRDigital Noise Reduction
DNRDonetsk People's Republic (Ukraine)
DNRDaunorubicin
DNRDo Not Remove
DNRDid Not Register (racing)
DNRDo Not Reply
DNRDynamic Noise Reduction
DNRDe Nieuwe Regeling (Dutch: The New Rules)
DNRDomain Name Registration
DNRDreams Not Reality (band)
DNRDotnetRocks (.NET software radio show)
DNRDolby Noise Reduction
DNRDisable Nested Reassign
DNRData Network Routing
DNRDepartment of National Registration (Maldives)
DNRDeutsche Naturschutzring (German: German Nature Ring)
DNRDid Not Report
DNRDet Norske Radiumhospital (Norwegian: Norwegian Radium Hospital)
DNRDo Not Remember (adoption)
DNRDo Not Reduce
DNRDo Not Reproduce
DNRDienst Nationale Recherche (Dutch: National Criminal Investigation Service)
DNRDomain Name Resolver
DNRDescriptions de Niveaux de Référence (French: Description of Reference Levels)
DNRDialed Number Recorder
DNRDynamic Neutron Radiography
DNRDo Not Revert (Ciena)
DNRDo Not Revive (less common)
DNRDry Natural Rubber
DNRData Network Report
DNRDo Not Refrigerate
DNRDynamic Network Routing
DNRDrive Not Ready (computer error)
DNRDepartment of National Revenue (Canadian)
DNRDrop And Run (medical)
DNRDirector Naval Reserves
DNRDiazonaphthoquinone Novalac Resist
DNRDo Not Reorder
DNRDistance-To-Noise Ratio
DNRDepartment of Naval Research
DNRDigital Network Radio
DNRData Network Redesign
DNRDundee Newtyle Railway
DNRDirector of Naval Reactors (US Navy)
Copyright 1988-2018 AcronymFinder.com, All rights reserved.
References in periodicals archive ?
They should inspect patients' belongings for advance directive documents or durable do not resuscitate ("DDNR") orders and jewelry.
Megan had been issued a Do Not Resuscitate (DNR) order without our knowledge or consent.
A "do not resuscitate" order means that the hospital would not actively attempt to resuscitate the patients if their condition deteriorated and their life was threatened.
Hospitals in the West, on the other hand, are following the Arizona model and using purple for do not resuscitate. Eastern states are following Pennsylvania and using blue, according to Fran Charney, the risk manager for the Holy Spirit Health System in Camp Hill, Pa., and one of the architects of uniform color coding in the Keystone State.
But Swansea City and County Council claimed there was never any 'do not resuscitate' policy at the school.
AN OAP has had the words "Do Not Resuscitate" tattooed on her chest to ensure her intentions are known if she is taken ill.
The first phase of the study, which ultimately included 9,000 patients, simply looked at how well hospitals and caregivers observed DNR, or "do not resuscitate," orders; provided pain-killers; and shared with patients and families decisions concerning such life-prolonging treatments as feeding tubes and mechanical ventilators.
The decision of a physician to place a Do Not Resuscitate Order on a patients charts is a decision which engages medical, legal, and ethical issues.
Crockett takes on such issues as guardianship, how and when to name a health care proxy, and the vagaries of "do not resuscitate" orders.
But suicide attempts by hospitalized patients with "do not resuscitate" orders on their medical charts should be met by active resuscitation efforts unless recovery is unlikely, they suggest.