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Rethinking Life-Sustaining Measures: Questions for Queensland

White, Benjamin P. & Willmott, Lindy (2005) Rethinking Life-Sustaining Measures: Questions for Queensland. QUT, Brisbane, Qld..

Abstract

This paper comprehensively reviews the Queensland legislation that governs decisions to withhold and withdraw life-sustaining medical treatment. It identifies a number of problems with the current law and suggests ways in which it might be improved.

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ID Code: 7093
Item Type: Book
Additional Information: This version of the work is posted here with permission of the copyright owner for your personal use only. No further distribution is permitted. For more information about this book please refer to the publisher's website (see link) or contact the author. Author contact details: bp.white@qut.edu.au
Keywords: Withholding or withdrawing life-sustaining medical treatment, End of life decision-making, Advance directives, Adult guardianship law, Law reform
ISBN: 1741070902
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) > LAW (180100)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Law
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2005 Ben White and Lindy Willmott
Deposited On: 20 Apr 2007
Last Modified: 29 Feb 2012 21:07

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