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I read with interest the findings from Professor Seale's study and listened to the discussion with the author on Radio 4's Today programme on the 26 August 2010.
I commend the author's conclusions that ‘Greater acknowledgement of the relationship of doctors' values with clinical decision-making is advocated’. The study opens up a wider debate about the relationship of both doctors' and nurses' values with the whole process of care. The Liverpool Care Pathway for …
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Eletter accepted for print in response to: jme.2010.036194v1 Clive Seale, The role of doctors' religious faith and ethnicity in taking ethically controversial decisions during end-of-life care. J Med Ethics 2010;36:677–82.
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