What does DNR mean in Physiology?

This page is about the meanings of the acronym/abbreviation/shorthand DNR in the Medical field in general and in the Physiology terminology in particular.

Do Not Rest

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What does DNR mean?

DNR
do not resuscitate: used in hospitals to indicate a prior decision by the patient or the patient's family to avoid extraordinary means of prolonging life.

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