Q. Do doctors adhere to “Do Not Resuscitate” (DNR) orders?

A. Not if you override it while you’re in cardiac arrest.

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I stood at my mother’s bedside trying to soothe her, telling her everything would be all right. From her hospital room, I could see the sun setting over Tampa Bay. How many times had my mother watched that spectacular event since she and my dad moved to Florida in 1974?