Published in Women's Health Weekly, June 18th, 2009
The study further showed that this lack of understanding of cardiopulmonary resuscitation may affect a patient's choice about whether to have orders in place to be resuscitated if they are dying.
The study, which also involved researchers in the Iowa City Veterans Affairs Medical Center, appeared in the June 1 issue of the Journal of Medical Ethics.
"The investigation indicates that doctors need to do more to help patients understand CPR procedures and 'do...
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