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ER Doctors Argued Whether to Honor Man's "DNR" Tattoo.

The Power of a Tattoo!

Medically themed tattoos have been around for years and while most have been to make a statement about a certain disease they have battled (cancer) or a condition they deal with on a day-to-day basis (type 1 Diabetes) recently an uptick of “DNR’ (Do Not Resuscitate) tattoos have been making their way out of the tattoo parlors and into the hospital emergency rooms.

The reasons for and against DNR has been a topic for A raging debate for years and recently a team of doctors at a Florida hospital faced an ethical dilemma when an unconscious man arrived in the emergency room with a tattoo that read "Do Not Resuscitate" emblazoned on his chest.

Here’s how it played out.


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