Rethinking Life-Sustaining Measures: Questions for Queensland
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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|Keywords:||Withholding or withdrawing life-sustaining medical treatment, End of life decision-making, Advance directives, Adult guardianship law, Law reform|
|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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