A DNR order must be in writing and reviewed every _________ hours.
A patient with _____________may be a candidate for withdrawal of life support.
a. A terminal condition or in a persistent vegetative state.
b. Cessation of all functions of the circulatory and respiratory functions.
c. Irreversible cessation of all functions of the entire brain, including the brain
A determination that the criteria for withdrawal of life support are met is generally
made by consulting the:
Next of kin.
In some states, the patient's preferences regarding withdrawal of life support may
be expressed in a:
Living will combined with a Durable Power of Attorney for Health Care.
Last will and testament.
Regular nondurable power of attorney.
Written consent form.
Which of the following is NOT considered a life-sustaining procedure that
artificially prolongs life?
Lavage feedings (nasogastric tube).
Medical intervention to alleviate pain.
Which is NOT the basis for the right to refuse?
The freedom of assembly amendment.
Common law bodily integrity.
The right of privacy or liberty.
The freedom of a religion amendment.