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The DC Code: § 7-651.04 Comfort care bracelet or necklace.

Index7 Human Health Care and Safety. (Refs & Annos)
a
EMS personnel shall recognize only a comfort care bracelet or necklace for purposes of withholding cardiopulmonary resuscitation or advanced life support.
b
The Mayor shall approve the design for a comfort care bracelet and necklace. The bracelet and necklace shall be easily identifiable and designed so that the following information is visible:
1
The patient's name and an identification number;
2
The name and telephone number of the patient's attending physician;
3
The comfort care order number; and
4
Any other information that the Mayor determines, by rule, to be necessary to implement this chapter.
c
The comfort care bracelet and necklace shall be metal, except that the Mayor may issue a plastic temporary bracelet and necklace for use by a patient until the metal bracelet or necklace is received.

Historical and Statutory

Legislative History of Laws For D.C. Law 13-224, see notes following § 7-651.01. For D.C. Law 13-224, see notes following § 7-651.01. DC CODE § 7-651.04 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(Apr. 3, 2001, D.C. Law 13-224, § 5, 48 DCR 27.)