Table 1.

Time Between DNR Status and Death

Duration of DNR
(n = 44)
Number of Patients
(%)
Less than 24 hours1 (2%)
1 to 5 days19 (43%)
6 to 10 days11 (25%)
Greater than 10 days13 (30%)
Mean25 days (range <24
hours to >1 year)