Many nursing home residents change code status, study finds

07/30/2013 | McKnight's Long-Term Care News

U.S. researchers analyzed a group of nursing home residents and found after five years, 40% of those who had had full-code CPR orders changed their status to do-not-resuscitate. The researchers wrote in the journal Medical Care that Minimum Data Set changes do not include this information in routine patient assessments mandated by the CMS and called for the agency to reinstate advance directive information in the MDS.

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