What should I do if I do not want resuscitation attempted?
It is best if an individual completes a written form such as the prehospital DNR form or Advance Health Care Directive, but paramedics and EMTs will also honor family instructions. Family would typically be a spouse, adult child, sibling or other close relative aware of the patient’s desires. Another substitute decision-maker would be a person appointed as an agent for health care decisions under the Power of Attorney for health care
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