code status

code status

The formally indicated–by signed documents—status of a Pt in a hospital, with respect to desire for resuscitative–ie CPR efforts, should the need arise; unless the Pt specifically requests not to be resuscitated, ie DNR (do not resuscitate) status, CPR is performed. See Advance directive, DNR.
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In addition to video connectivity, the Rocket IoT(TM) also offers an integrated vehicle diagnostics and ZigBee to provide vehicle performance, maintenance, trouble code status and an inventory of assets in and around the vehicle.
The day's events included research about childhood obesity, diabetes, texting and driving, urban and rural differences in prenatal exposure to toxic elements, improving bone health and minimizing fracture risk in rural West Virginians as well as rural perceptions of end-of-life care and code status.
We can also build content into Dragon that can facilitate and streamline or work as well; if I have a code status discussion, such an advance directive or end-of-life direction discussion, with a patient.
One exemplar from the data was provided by the researchers to illustrate an end-of-life situation in which conflict was evident over a patient's code status.
The eruption has been already assigned a Red Code status as the volcano is throwing clouds of ash to the height of 3,000 meters with the potential for ash explosions up to 10 km.
Discussion about goals of care or code status, and/or surrogate distress about decision making.
Evaluation: With use of the pathway, we have seen an increase in discussion of code status (DNR), discussion of Power of Attorney/Advance Directives and a stronger partnership with community agencies, specifically at EOL.
Laura advocated for the code status change with the physician who was initially reluctant, as he believed that the patient might still have "a chance.
Most of the time--particularly for young patients such as Karyn--any change to the code status is not addressed until death is imminent.
During the first month of operation, management made system improvements such as inputting code status for those patients who would potentially require it so that the caregiver would be informed during report playback what to do in the event of situations like cardiac or respiratory arrest.
Similarly, another nurse (without using the word "push") said, "I explain to them what each code status means, and sometimes I'll be a little more dramatic than I probably need to be if I think that they [family members] are kind of on the edge.