Withholding and Withdrawing Life-prolonging Medical Treatment
144 Pages
English

Withholding and Withdrawing Life-prolonging Medical Treatment

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Description

  • An authoritative book on one of the most fundamental and contentious issues for health care professionals
  • Fully updated to include provisions of the Mental Capacity Act (April 2007); the latest policy on advance directives and the impact of the Human Rights Act on such decisions
  • Provides guidance on the appointment of welfare attorneys to make health care decisions once capacity is lost
  • Discusses recent cases, including Burke, baby MB, and Wyatt
  • Written by medical ethics professionals in consultation with the appropriate medical and legal experts and in agreement with the General Medical Council's guidelines

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Published 15 April 2008
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EAN13 9781405181464
Language English

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Withholding and Withdrawing Life-prolonging Medical Treatment