Special ArticleDo Not Attempt Resuscitation in the Operating Room: A Misconstrued Paradox?John, Preeti R MD, MPH, FACS, FCCM, HEC-C,; Tisherman, Samuel A MD, FACS, FCCM; Truog, Robert D MD Author Information From the Department of Surgery, VA Maryland Health Care System, Baltimore, MD (John) Department of Surgery, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD (John, Tisherman) Center for Bioethics, Harvard Medical School, Department of Anesthesiology, Critical Care, and Pain Medicine, Boston Children’s Hospital, Department of Global Health and Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA (Truog). Received November 7, 2021; Accepted January 3, 2022. Disclosure Information: Nothing to disclose. Correspondence Address: Preeti R John, MD, MPH, FACS, FCCM, HEC-C, VAMHCS Surgery 5C-119, 10 N Greene St, Baltimore, MD 21201. email: [email protected]; [email protected] Journal of the American College of Surgeons: May 2022 - Volume 234 - Issue 5 - p 953-957 doi: 10.1097/XCS.0000000000000116 Buy Metrics © 2022 by the American College of Surgeons. Published by Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc. All rights reserved.