DNI status

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DNI status2016-12-15T21:21:09+00:00

DNI status 

NURSING, TERMINAL CARE 

An advance directive in which a patient or next-of-kin specifically requests that extraordinary measures–e.g., intubation, not be taken by hospital workers or health care providers, to resuscitate a terminally ill patient.

Synonym Do not intubate status  

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