Survey of state EMS-DNR laws and protocols

J Law Med Ethics. Winter 1999;27(4):297-315, 294. doi: 10.1111/j.1748-720x.1999.tb01465.x.


Author presents the results of a survey of state emergency medical services do-not-resuscitate laws and protocols that have been implemented statewide and describes their structural and operational characteristics, as well as responses from key state contacts on program challenges and issues.

Publication types

  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • Advance Directives / legislation & jurisprudence
  • Data Collection
  • Emergency Medical Services / legislation & jurisprudence*
  • Government Regulation*
  • Humans
  • Resuscitation Orders / legislation & jurisprudence*
  • United States
  • Withholding Treatment