Discuss the evidenced-based practice regarding advance directive DNR.

Mr. Miles a 70-year-old patient was admitted to the hospital for bowel obstruction. Mr. Miles is active and adventurous and tells his nurse that he does not want to compromise his quality of
life.
The patient becomes septic and goes into acute renal failure and must decide about dialysis and other lifesaving measures.
The patient refuses dialysis and expresses a wish to have an advance directive do not resuscitate (DNR). Healthcare professionals and the patients family members express concem regarding this
decision. Mr. Miles loses consciousness before he signs a DNR.
: A. Discuss the evidenced-based practice regarding advance directive DNR.
B. Discuss the nurses moral responsibility by doing the following: 1. Describe the nurses responsibility to the patient in the scenario. a. Discuss a potential moral dilemma that the nurse in the
scenario may encounter. Include resolution strategies in your response. 2. Describe the impact of the advance directive DNR on the stakeholders in the scenario.

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