End of Life Issues

END OF LIFE ISSUES

End of Life Issues

RESOLVED, That the North Carolina Medical Society supports public and private efforts to enhance understanding of end-of-life issues so that health care professionals are better able to provide optimal compassionate palliative care of terminally ill patients; and be it further

RESOLVED, That the North Carolina Medical Society supports the use of the portable Do Not Resuscitate (DNR) and Medical Orders for Scope of Treatment (MOST) forms approved by the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services.

(Report LL-1998, adopted 11/15/98)
(revised, Report L1-2004, Item 8, adopted 11/14/2004)
(revised, Report I-2009, Item 3-2, adopted 11/01/2009)(reaffirmed, NCMS Policy Review Report, Item 7, adopted 10/24/2015)

 
 

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