DNR


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DNR

abbr.
1. Department of Natural Resources
2. do not resuscitate

DNR

abbreviation for
(Medicine) do not resuscitate

DNR

do not resuscitate: used in hospitals to indicate a prior decision by the patient or the patient's family to avoid extraordinary means of prolonging life.
Translations

DNR

abbr Do Not Resuscitate. V. resuscitate.
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Many MAC members expect that much of the report will be included in the MMRP, in part because subcommittee recommendations were thorough and had basis in the literature wherever possible, and the DNR representatives provided input on agency practices and limitations when recommendations were discussed.
Interested districts can find detailed information, including downloadable applications, on the DNR website at: www.
DNR inspections of the site in September 2003 and July 2004 determined that although the defendants had removed some tires, about 1,000 still remained in violation of the agreement.
DNR identified two areas of concern: (1) timeliness of the mining leasehold payment, and, (2) lack of mining operations for six months.
One 39-year-old duck hunter had a titer of 40, and 2 male DNR workers, ages 52 and 53, had titers of 10 against influenza A/H11N9/duck/Memphis/546/76 by microneutralization assay (Table).
The "R" in DNR is shorthand for CPR in the event of cardiac arrest.
Last, often there is confusion about the difference between withdrawing therapeutic treatment (so that a patient receives "comfort care only") and DNR status.
Behnen says the state DNR has been supportive of shingle recycling in her experience.
Compounds made from NR with DNR, SBR with DNR, and SBR with DSBR were vulcanized at 160[degrees]C for 20 minutes, 23 minutes and 25 minutes, respectively, at 4.
Of the two thirds of the consultants and middle-grade staff involved in medicine at the hospital who completed a questionnaire, almost half stated they did not wish to discuss a DNR notice with patients.
Failure to do so--such as resuscitating a resident who has a DNR order--could lead to a battery suit by the resident's family.