From “Right to Die”...to “Code Comfort”Powell, Suzanne K. RN, MBA, CCM, CPHQProfessional Case Management: May/June 2015 - Volume 20 - Issue 3 - p 113–114 doi: 10.1097/NCM.0000000000000091 Departments: Editorial Buy Abstract Author InformationAuthors Article MetricsMetrics In 1983, Nancy Cruzan was in a persistent vegetative state from a motor vehicle accident. This led to a landmark “right to die” case and the evolution of important documents outlining one's final wishes. Do Not Resuscitate orders became the standard. New wrinkles in the “end of life” debate include “death with dignity” initiatives and “code comfort” actions. The editor reports no conflicts of interest. Copyright © 2015 Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc. All rights reserved.