DNI

What does DNI stand for?

Do not intubate

An acronym used similarly to DNR and AND; describes an order made by the patient to allow chest compressions and cardiac drugs but no placement of a breathing tube in the event that the person stops breathing or the person's heart stops; often made by the patient or health care power of attorney.

Example

"I think I would go with the DNI order in the event of an emergency.
Yeah, DNR kinda seems like you're just giving up."

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Last Updated: January 28, 2015

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