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Association between Do Not Resuscitate Orders and the Quality of Acute Stroke Care in the Veterans Health Administration

Reeves M, Myers L, Williams LS, Ordin D, Bravata DM. Association between Do Not Resuscitate Orders and the Quality of Acute Stroke Care in the Veterans Health Administration. Poster session presented at: American Heart Association / American Stroke Association International Stroke Conference; 2011 Feb 9; Los Angeles, CA.




Abstract:

Do Not Resuscitate (DNR) orders are common in patients hospitalized with acute ischemic stroke. Our objectives were to describe factors associated with DNR orders in hospitalized ischemic stroke patients, and to assess the relationship between DNR orders and quality of stroke care in the VHA.





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