What will happen if I am in pain, or bleeding?
  • Patients with DNR orders receive full treatment for conditions like pain, shortness of breath, and bleeding. This is called comfort care.
  • The paramedic or EMT will always provide for patient comfort.
  • An airway obstruction or blockage in an awake patient will be treated. This is because an awake patient with airway obstruction would suffer severe distress
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