NCLEX-RN Question 7

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Q: The physician writes a “DNR” order on a patient’s chart. The nurse should understand that DNR stands for

A. Dopamine and nitroglycerin recombination
B. Diagnostic neurological radiation
C. Do not resuscitate
D. Dependent nitrogen re-uptake

Correct Answer: C
DNR is the medically acceptable abbreviation for “do not resuscitate.” A DNR order is written by the physician after discussion with the patient or family regarding withholding resuscitative measure such as CPR…

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