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Decisions about Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation - Information for patients, relatives and carers

Decisions about Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation - Information for patients, relatives and carers

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

ISBN: 9781785448645

The leaflet tells you what CPR is, and how decisions about CPR are made.

Executive Summary

This leaflet is about a treatment called

cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). It tells you about decisions you may need to make or discuss with your healthcare team. It may also be useful for relatives, friends and carers. These conversations can be very difficult for all concerned but are so helpful in supporting people’s wishes being respected.