Christine Ebbink is a wife and mother to eight children. She has previously written for the California Catholic Conference. After graduating from law school and working for the California Legislature, she decided to switch careers and become a full-time homemaker and homeschooling mom.

Are DNRs Ethically Permissible?

By Christine Ebbink / December 16, 2022 /
A DNR order on a clipboard

  Do-not-resuscitate orders (DNRs) can be ethically permissible. However, certain criteria, as described below, must be considered in determining whether a DNR can be ethically implemented.   What’s a DNR? A DNR is an order that healthcare workers (including paramedics) will not perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) on a patient if the patient’s breathing or heartbeat…

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