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English, Veronica

Withholding and Withdrawing Life-prolonging Medical Treatment

English, Veronica - Withholding and Withdrawing Life-prolonging Medical Treatment, ebook

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  • 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


Keywords: MEDICAL / Ethics MED050000

Author(s)
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
2008
Language
en
Edition
3
Page amount
140 pages
Categories
Philosophy
 
Medicine, Health Care, Mode
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781405181464
Printed ISBN
9781405159579

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