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Ohio DNR Order- What it is and How you Get One

A DNR Order or a “Do Not Resuscitate” Order can be issued for a person who doesn’t want to have cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) or other forms of medical intervention in the event that his heart stops or he stops breathing.   

There are two standard DNR orders, DNR Comfort Care and DNR Comfort Care-Arrest.

Under a DNR Comfort Care, a person receives care to ease pain and suffering but no resuscitation to save or prolong life.  The standard DNR Protocal calls for medical personnel to: suction airways, administer oxygen, position for comfort, splint or immobilize, control bleeding, provide… Read the rest