Do Not Attempt Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (DNACPR) - integrated adult policy: guidance
Guidance on decision making and communications policy in relation to the NHSScotland Do Not Attempt Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (DNACPR) policy.
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