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The Messiha and Schiavo cases: third-party ethical and legal interventions in futile care disputes

Stewart, Cameron; Faunce, Thomas

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• Relatives may increasingly demand that an incompetent patient's treatment be continued indefinitely, despite clinical advice that it is technically "futile" (offering no reasonable prospect of return to a meaningful quality of life). Third-party inter

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Date published: 2005
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/81403
Source: Medical Journal of Australia

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