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  1. 0 I feel really silly but about 6 months ago we changed our charting and now have to select code status for pts. I've asked and asked and asked collegues, MDs, and education but what is a DNO? Not quite gotten a straight answer, but is it do-not-operate?
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  3. Visit  That Guy profile page
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    Do Not Operate is all I can think of. Maybe if they come in with a nasty trauma they dont want surgery. Or if they have a hip fx no pinning. Thats odd I have never heard of it either.
  4. Visit  amoLucia profile page
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    Who made up the form??? I'd go to them. Also medical records for abbreviations or social services as they get forms signed. And the admissions registrar asks about advanced directives/living wills etc when pts sign in, so they might know.
  5. Visit  SuzieeQ profile page
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    I would think it is Do Not Operate, but I would ask your supervisor.