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Holistic determination for oneself: A new paradigm for self-determination at end of life.
(Cambridge University Press, 2013)
Patient Safety in secondary care.
Patient safety is a major challenge for the acute care sector. This chapter considers recent public policy initiatives designed to enhance safety such as the NRLS, PALS, clinical governance, and risk management strategies ...
Managing safety, quality and risk
A large number of patients are unintentionally harmed by adverse events in health care environments and a range of policy initiatives have been developed to manage clinical risk. This chapter provides an overview of these ...
(Palgrave Law Masters, 2011)
Awake and (only just) aware? A typology, taxonomy and holistic framework for withdrawing clinically assisted nutrition and hydration in the minimally conscious state
Decisions to withdraw clinically assisted nutrition and hydration (CANH) from people in the minimally conscious state are predicated on the question as to whether it is in the individual’s best interests to continue with ...
A Focus Group Content Analysis Study Exploring Cultural and Faith Based Values at End of Life
This case explores the values that were considered to be centrally important by South Asian migrants at end of life. A qualitative approach was used with focus groups as the data collection tool. South Asians were selected ...
Merry and McCall Smith’s Errors, Medicine and the Law
(Journal of Legal Medicine, 2018)
Several years ago Alan Merry and Alexander McCall Smith became deeply concerned by the fact that morally innocent persons could be convicted of manslaughter due to an event that did not involve moral culpability. This ...
Medical Law Concentrate. Revision guide
(Oxford University Press, 2016-08-04)
A medical law study and revision guide for law students looking for extra marks in their exams using clear, succinct coverage of the fundamental principles.