This tattoo was found on an unconscious 70-year-old patient in Florida, thrusting an ethical dilemma upon doctors. The blurred section carried the man’s signature. Photo: NEJM This tattoo was found on an unconscious 70-year-old patient in Florida, thrusting an ethical dilemma upon doctors. The blurred section carried the man’s signature. Photo: NEJM
This tattoo was found on an unconscious 70-year-old patient in Florida, thrusting an ethical dilemma upon doctors. The blurred section carried the man’s signature. Photo: NEJM
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‘Do not resuscitate’: unconscious patient’s tattoo thrust life-and-death ethical dilemma on doctors

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This tattoo was found on an unconscious 70-year-old patient in Florida, thrusting an ethical dilemma upon doctors. The blurred section carried the man’s signature. Photo: NEJM This tattoo was found on an unconscious 70-year-old patient in Florida, thrusting an ethical dilemma upon doctors. The blurred section carried the man’s signature. Photo: NEJM
This tattoo was found on an unconscious 70-year-old patient in Florida, thrusting an ethical dilemma upon doctors. The blurred section carried the man’s signature. Photo: NEJM
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