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Please do not resuscitate: Communication is key

BMJ 2006; 332 doi: (Published 09 March 2006) Cite this as: BMJ 2006;332:609
  1. Gordon Lishman, director-general
  1. Age Concern England, London SW16

    EDITOR—Conroy et al are right to point out that the potential benefits and risks of cardiopulmonary resuscitation are not the same for everyone.1 However, the suggestion that decisions about interventions should be based on the care setting, rather than the needs of individuals, seems …

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