On DNR Orders

Wahaj D Ahmad

Abstract


DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5915/41-3-5115

Physicians have to explain to patients and their families the rationale for Do Not Resuscitate (DNR) orders. Muslims need to have a living will, ideally while stil healthy and competent. They need to understand that Islamically a DNR order is acceptable under certain circumstances.


Keywords


Muslim perspective, Do Not Resuscitate, life support

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5915/41-3-5115





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