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  190.603.  Outside the hospital do-not-resuscitate order may be executed, when — maintained in medical records — transfers with patient. — 1.  A patient or patient's representative and the patient's attending physician may execute an outside the hospital do-not-resuscitate order.  An outside the hospital do-not-resuscitate order shall not be effective unless it is executed by the patient or patient's representative and the patient's attending physician, and it is in the form promulgated by rule of the department.

  2.  If an outside the hospital do-not-resuscitate order has been executed, it shall be maintained as the first page of a patient's medical record in a health care facility unless otherwise specified in the health care facility's policies and procedures.

  3.  An outside the hospital do-not-resuscitate order shall be transferred with the patient when the patient is transferred from one health care facility to another health care facility.  If the patient is transferred outside of a hospital, the outside the hospital DNR form shall be provided to any other facility, person, or agency responsible for the medical care of the patient or to the patient or patient's representative.

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(L. 2007 H.B. 182)


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