Advanced Directives (do not resuscitate orders)
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Directive (DNR) is an advance medical directive pertaining to the administration of cardiopulmonary resuscitation, which is a medical order based on informed consent, signed by or on behalf of an individual and a physician, a physician assistant, or a nurse practitioner, directing emergency medical services personnel to not perform resuscitative measures in the event of a respiratory or cardiac arrest or malfunction.
- SDCL 34-12F Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Directive - defines terms and criteria for DNR directives
- ARSD 44:05:06 EMS cardiopulmonary resuscitation directives - defines terms and criteria for EMS personnel
- Comfort One Sample Information Form - This is a SAMPLE form, not for actual use. Please contact your physician if you need a form.