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Doctor's choice of words may influence family's decision to permit CPR in critically ill
Date:5/9/2013

osing CPR dropped to 49 percent.

When the actor cited "his own experience" about how most others handled such a situation, family members were more likely to choose what they believed was the common approach.

Using more empathic language did not influence CPR choice.

"Simple changes of words and perceptions about social norms resulted in large differences in CPR choices," said Dr. Barnato. "The change in terminology from 'DNR' to 'allow natural death' already has been implemented in a health system in Texas. This study suggests that the change isn't just window dressing it makes a real difference in the choices that people make. We expect that it also may reduce feelings of guilt for choosing against CPR by making family members feel like they are doing something positive to honor their loved one's wishes at the end of life, rather than taking something away from them."


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Contact: Rick Pietzak
pietzakr@upmc.edu
412-864-4151
University of Pittsburgh Schools of the Health Sciences
Source:Eurekalert

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