Tattooed DNR plunges doctors into ethical conundrum


Having an end-of-life directive tattooed on your body may provide peace of mind – but spare a thought for those tasked with interpreting it. A case report published in the NEJM highlights the ethical conundrum faced by staff at a US emergency department after the arrival of an unconscious 70-year-old man with the words “do not resuscitate’ ...


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