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Letter
‘Doctors in dilemma’
  1. Daksha P Trivedi
  1. Evidence Based Practice, Centre for Research in Primary and Community Care, University of Hertfordshire, College Lane, Hatfield, AL109AB, UK
  1. Correspondence to Dr Daksha P Trivedi, Evidence Based Practice, Centre for Research in Primary and Community Care, University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield, UK, University of Hertfordshire, College Lane, Hatfield AL109AB, UK; d.trivedi{at}herts.ac.uk

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Dear editor,

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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  • Disclaimer The views and opinions expressed are those of the author and do not reflect those of the author's affiliated institution.

  • 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.

  • Competing interests None.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; not externally peer reviewed.

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