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You have the right to fill out a form (called an advance directive) that tells your doctor what you want to be done in case you should become terminally ill and unable to communicate or make decisions for yourself. There are two types of advance directives:
Advance Directives are legal documents you can download online. States differ in their requirements, so be sure to get the form specific to your location, as well as to follow instructions for legalizing the documents.
Do Not Resuscitate (DNR) means that if a patient’s heart or breathing stops, medical staff will not try to restart the heart and lungs with CPR (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation). A DNR order is a written order by a doctor based upon your wishes to avoid having CPR if your heart or breathing stops. If you are interested in a DNR order, share your wishes with your doctor. There are two types of DNR-CC orders:
Comfort care such as pain medication, oxygen, nutrition, emotional support, supporting the body and clearing the airway will still be done with both of these orders. Other healthcare providers, such as hospice, home health and pain specialists may be asked to help in your care.
You have certain rights and responsibilities as a patient at an OhioHealth hospital.
OhioHealth accepts most major health insurance plans. To see if we accept your plan, and what it covers, use our insurance tool.
We provide information about the costs of OhioHealth hospital healthcare services.
Information to help you and your family prepare and be informed for a hospital stay.