2016 New Hampshire Revised Statutes
Title X - PUBLIC HEALTH
Chapter 137-J - WRITTEN DIRECTIVES FOR MEDICAL DECISION MAKING FOR ADULTS WITHOUT CAPACITY TO MAKE HEALTH CARE DECISIONS
Section 137-J:27 - Compliance With a Do Not Resuscitate Order.
I. Health care providers and residential care providers shall comply with the do not resuscitate order when presented with one of the following:
(a) A do not resuscitate order completed by the attending physician or APRN on a form as specified in RSA 137-J:26;
(b) A do not resuscitate order for a person present or residing in a health care facility issued in accordance with the health care facility's policies and procedures in compliance with the chapter; or
(c) A medical orders form on which the attending physician or APRN has documented a do not resuscitate order in compliance with this chapter.
(d) Do not resuscitate identification as set forth in RSA 137-J:33.
II. Pursuant to this chapter, health care providers shall respect do not resuscitate orders for persons in health care facilities, ambulances, homes, and communities within this state.
Source. 2006, 302:2. 2009, 54:4, eff. July 21, 2009.
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