N.Y. Public Health Law Section 2994-BB
General provisions


1.

(a) Emergency medical services personnel, home care services agency personnel, hospice personnel, and hospital emergency services personnel shall honor nonhospital orders not to resuscitate, except as provided in § 2994-EE (Obligation to honor a nonhospital order not to resuscitate)section twenty-nine hundred ninety-four-ee of this article.

(b)

A nonhospital order not to resuscitate shall not constitute an order to withhold or withdraw treatment other than cardiopulmonary resuscitation.

2.

A nonhospital order not to resuscitate may be issued during hospitalization to take effect after hospitalization, or may be issued for a person who is not a patient in, or a resident of, a hospital.

Source: Section 2994-BB — General provisions, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/PBH/2994-BB (updated Sep. 22, 2014; accessed Jun. 15, 2024).

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Last modified:
Sep. 22, 2014

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