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Document Type

Thesis - University Access Only

Award Date

1992

Degree Name

Master of Science (MS)

Department

Graduate Nursing

First Advisor

Sharon Hofland

Keywords

do-not-resuscitate orders, nurse and patient, patient attitudes, nursing practice

Abstract

The research objectives of this study were:
1. To determine the knowledge of the older adult as it relates to the term "no code"/DNR.
2. To describe the attitudes of the older adult related to the "no code"/DNR issue.
3. To discuss perceptions of the older adult regarding the nurse's role in the "no code"/DNR issue.

Library of Congress Subject Headings

Do-not-resuscitate orders
Nurse and patient
Patients -- Attitudes
Nursing -- Practice

Format

application/pdf

Number of Pages

62

Publisher

South Dakota State University

Rights

Copyright © 1992 Rhonda Jensen. All rights reserved

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