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Provider's Orders for Life Sustaining Treatment

Aka: Provider's Orders for Life Sustaining Treatment, Do-Not-Reuscitate, DNR, POLST
  1. See Also
    1. Advance Care Planning
    2. Advance Care Planning
    3. Advance Directive
    4. Durable Power of Attorney
    5. Living Will
    6. Medical Directive
    7. Advanced Directives in the Emergency Department
  2. Definition
    1. Order prohibits Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
    2. Includes Do-Not-Intubate (DNI)
    3. Implementation varies by state (e.g. DNR as outpatient)
    4. Independent of Advance Directive
  3. Management: Provider's Orders for Life Sustaining Treatment (POLST)
    1. Indicated for patients in Nursing Homes, Assisted Living, and Life Expectancy <12 months
    2. Single page portable doument that transfers between care systems
    3. Addresses multiple medical interventions (DNR/DNI, comfort care, antibiotics, nutrition)
    4. Form travels with patient and copies sent to EMR, EMS, facilities and family
  4. References
    1. Olson (2010) Park Nicollet Primary Care Update CME, Minneapolis, MN

Daunorubicin (C0011015)

Definition (NCI) An anthracycline antineoplastic antibiotic with therapeutic effects similar to those of doxorubicin. Daunorubicin exhibits cytotoxic activity through topoisomerase-mediated interaction with DNA, thereby inhibiting DNA replication and repair and RNA and protein synthesis.
Definition (NCI_NCI-GLOSS) The active ingredient in a drug used to treat acute leukemias and some other types of cancer. It blocks a certain enzyme needed for cell division and DNA repair, and it may kill cancer cells. It is a type of anthracycline antibiotic and a type of topoisomerase inhibitor.
Definition (MSH) A very toxic anthracycline aminoglycoside antineoplastic isolated from Streptomyces peucetius and others, used in treatment of LEUKEMIA and other NEOPLASMS.
Definition (CSP) anthracycline antibiotic produced by Streptomyces coeruleorubidus or Streptomyces peucetius and used as an antineoplastic.
Concepts Organic Chemical (T109) , Antibiotic (T195)
MSH D003630
SnomedCT 35300007, 372715008
English Dauno Rubidomycine, Dauno-Rubidomycine, Daunomycin, Daunorubicin, Rubidomycin, Rubomycin, 5,12-Naphthacenedione, 8-acetyl-10-((3-amino-2,3,6-trideoxy-alpha-L-lyxo-hexopyranosyl)oxy)-7,8,9,10-tetrahydro-6,8,11-trihydroxy-1-methoxy-, (8S-cis)-, DNM, Rubomycin C, DRB, Daunorrubicina, DNR, (8S-cis)-8-Acetyl-10-[(3-amino-2,3,6-trideoxy-alpha-L-lyxo-hexopyranosyl)oxy]-7,8,9,10-tetrahydro-6,8,11-trihydroxy-1-methoxy-5,12-naphthacenedione, Leukaemomycin C, daunorubicin (medication), DAUNORUBICIN, Daunorubicin [Chemical/Ingredient], dnm, rubidomycin, drb, rubomycin, DAUNOrubicin, daunorubicin, RUBOMYCIN C, 5,12-Naphthacenedione, 8-acetyl-10-[(3-amino-2,3,6-trideoxy-alpha-L-lyxo-hexopyranosyl)oxy]-7,8,9,10-tetrahydro-6,8,11-trihydroxy-1-methoxy-, (8S-cis)-, L-lyxo-Hexopyranoside, 3beta-acetyl-1,2,3,4,6,11-hexahydro-3,5,12-trihydroxy-10-metldioxo-1a-naphthacenyl 3-amino-2,3,6-trideoxy-,alpha-, DAUNOMYCIN, Daunorubicin (product), Daunorubicin (substance), daunomycin
Swedish Daunorubicin
Czech daunorubicin
Finnish Daunorubisiini
Russian DAUNORUBITSIN, RUBOMITSIN, DAUNOMITSIN, RUBIDOMITSIN, ДАУНОМИЦИН, ДАУНОРУБИЦИН, РУБИДОМИЦИН, РУБОМИЦИН
Japanese ルビドマイシン, ダウノルビシン, ダウノマイシン, ルボマイシン
Italian Rubidomicina, Daunomicina, Dauno-rubidomicina, Daunorubicina
Croatian Not Translated[Daunorubicin]
Spanish daunorubicina, daunorrubicina (producto), daunorubicina (producto), daunorrubicina, daunorubicina (sustancia), daunorrubicina (sustancia), Daunomicina, Daunorrubicina, Rubidomicina, Rubomicina
Polish Daunorubicyna, Rubidomycyna
French Daunorubicine
German Daunomycin, Daunorubicin, Rubidomycin, Rubomycin
Portuguese Daunomicina, Daunorrubicina, Rubidomicina, Rubomicina
Sources
Derived from the NIH UMLS (Unified Medical Language System)


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