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    do not resuscitate: an order by a doctor not to try to revive a patient with CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation) if they stop breathing or their heart stops beating

    The Department of Health has argued that the NHS should have local policies on DNR issues.

    Submitted from United Kingdom on 19/01/2015


a lifestyle focussing on simple pleasures such as comfort and cosiness in the home, and spending time with friends and family

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a form of location that involves the underwater detonation of a bomb which causes sound waves that are picked up by ships

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