Overriding advance refusals of life-sustaining medical treatment
This paper explores the excuses upon which health professionals can rely at common law and under Australian legislation to decline to follow valid advance directives that refuse life-sustaining medical treatment.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Keywords:||Advance directives, End of life decision-making, Adult guardianship law, Living wills|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LAW AND LEGAL STUDIES (180000) > LAW (180100) > Law not elsewhere classified (180199)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LAW AND LEGAL STUDIES (180000) > OTHER LAW AND LEGAL STUDIES (189900)
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Law
Current > Research Centres > Australian Centre for Health Law Research
Current > Schools > School of Law
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2006 Medicine & Law|
|Deposited On:||18 Dec 2008 00:44|
|Last Modified:||06 Mar 2015 01:25|
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