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Advance Directives/Durable Power of Attorney/Do Not Resuscitate/No Code

Extensive policies dictate the means of institution of “No Code” status and limitations of or withdrawal of care.  Initiation of such measures requires the participation and signature of the attending staff physician.

Refer to these health care system policies for further information:

  • COS-048 Withholding and Withdrawing Life Sustaining Treatment
  • PCS-015 Advance Directives for Health Care
  • DIR-014 Notification of Chaplain on Patients Placed on No Code
  • QM-001 Patient Rights


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