White Coat Black Art | Oct 26, 2013 | 27:29

Revisiting the Do Not Resuscitate Discussion

We revisit a program about how health care workers and families grapple with Do Not Resuscitate Orders or DNRs. The show recently won the 2012 media award from the Registered Nurses Association of Ontario for Exceptional Reporting on a nursing issue.

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