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Palliative care registers: infringement on human rights?


A personal view made in light of the recent news article regarding a husband wanting to sue Addenbrooke's hospital over a Do Not Attempt Resuscitation decision. This article aims to highlight how the rolling out of cross boundary palliative care registers may be more at risk of infringing human rights.

  • Autonomy
  • elderly and terminally Ill
  • general medicine/internal medicine
  • informed consent

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