Withholding vigorous treatment for cardiac arrest solely based on nursing home residential status is not justified, researchers say.
The authors have added recommendations on post-hospital discharge recovery and rehabilitation with the goal of improving resuscitation outcomes.
A nationally recognizable POLST form would give seriously ill or frail seniors the ability to communicate treatment preferences across care settings, the organization says.
A Minnesota nursing home has been cited for neglect after four nurses failed to perform CPR on a resident, even though the resident appeared to have been dead for several hours.
A nursing home resident who was strangled by his own nightgown — and whose roommate’s calls for help went ignored — will cost the facility $50,000.
How is the decision made whether a resident should be resuscitated?
Lifeguard Master has introduced a new line of CPR pocket masks for rescuers.
Authorities have fined a Florida nursing home $16,000 for reviving a resident who had a do-not-resuscitate order.
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Authorities in Florida have fined a nursing home $16,000 for reviving a resident with a do-not-resuscitate order, according to news reports.
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