NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 8,357 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- DNR order
- listen (… OR-der)
A type of advance directive in which a person states that healthcare providers should not perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (restarting the heart) if his or her heart or breathing stops. Also called do not resuscitate order.