|Over 75? Sign here if you're ready for death
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|Author:||admin [ Mon Apr 27, 2015 7:08 am ]|
|Post subject:||Over 75? Sign here if you're ready for death|
Doctors are being told to ask all patients over 75 if they will agree to a 'do not resuscitate' order.
New NHS guidelines urge GPs to draw up end-of-life plans for over-75s, as well as younger patients suffering from cancer, dementia, heart disease or serious lung conditions.
They are also being told to ask whether the patient wants doctors to try to resuscitate them if their health suddenly deteriorates.
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