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Understanding the decision-making environment for people in minimally conscious state
(Taylor and Francis, 2017-05-11)
ABSTRACT Patients in Minimally Conscious States (MCS) show minimal, fluctuating but definitive signs of awareness of themselves and their environments. They may exhibit behaviors ranging from the ability to track objects ...
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 ...
Enforcing Human Rights at End of Life: Is there a Better Approach?
Supporting Controlled Non-Heart-Beating Donation An Ethical Justification
(Cambridge University Press, 2013)
A Grounded Theory Analysis of a Focus Group Study
Decisions about whether to reassess the clinical condition of patients in a minimally conscious state are a cornerstone of clinical care and management. The outcome of clinical reassessment determines whether efforts to ...
Children and euthanasia: Belgium’s controversial new law
(Insight Medical Publishing Group, 2015)
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 ...