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Table 4 Assumed reasons for conducting a potentially avoidable CPR

From: Identification of a potentially avoidable cardiopulmonary resuscitation in hematology and oncology wards

  Number Percent
Previous discussion for DNR 22 43.1a
 Needed more time to discuss DNR 10 45.5b
 Family members’ request 9 40.9b
 Discussed but unexpected event or until family arriving 3 13.6b
No informed documentation before the events 29 56.9a
  1. CPR cardiopulmonary resuscitation, DNR do-not-resuscitate
  2. aOf patients with the potentially avoidable CPR, bOf patients who provided DNR documentation