Do-not-resuscitate policy on acute geriatric wards in Flanders, Belgium.
Publication Type:Journal Article
Source:Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, Volume 53, Issue 12, p.2221-6 (2005)
Keywords:Aged, Belgium, Forms and Records Control, Geriatrics, Health Care Surveys, Hospital Administration, Hospital Units, Humans, Medical Futility, Organizational Policy, Practice Guidelines as Topic, Questionnaires, Resuscitation Orders, Statistics, Nonparametric
To describe the historical development and status of a do-not-resuscitate (DNR) policy on acute geriatric wards in Flanders, Belgium, and to compare it with the international situation.