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abbreviation

Medicine/Medical.do not resuscitate: (used in hospitals and other healthcare facilities to indicate to the staff the decision of a patient's doctors and family, or of the patient, to avoid extraordinary means of prolonging life).
do not return.Also D.N.R.

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British Dictionary definitions for DNR

DNR

abbreviation for

do not resuscitate
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Medical definitions for DNR

DNR

abbr.

do not resuscitate (a physician's order to refrain from initiating a code blue)
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