Not Resuscitate’ Decision/Order Frequently Seen in Acute Care Settings.

Discuss the “Do Not Resuscitate” Decision/Order Frequently Seen in Acute Care Settings. Does this order imply negligence? Why or why not? What should the nurse do if a patient has asked not to be resuscitated but at the time of a cardiac or respiratory arrest, the family begs the nurse to save the patient? Research your state (FLORIDA) and other states to see how end-of-life decisions/orders are stated in the acute care setting.