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MAR 03, 2013 - Forbes

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Procedures Over Patients: Why The Nurse Who Wouldn't Perform CPR Scares Us About Medicine's Guideline-Driven Future

By now, you’ve probably heard the story: a resident of a senior living facility in Bakersfield, California apparently suffered a cardiac arrest; a nurse there called 911 but then refused to administer CPR saying it was against institutional policy for her to do so (of note, the patient didn’t have a “do not resuscitate order”).

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