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Ethical issues

Max Watson, Caroline Lucas, Andrew Hoy and Jo Wells

in Oxford Handbook of Palliative Care

Second edition

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print June 2009 | ISBN: 9780199234356
Published online August 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199598847 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199234356.003.0001

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Ethical issues

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Chapter 1 discusses four clinical scenarios andapplyies the principles of ethics in order to reach a balanced compromise that can help provide a path through uncertainty. The chapter also looks at consent and compliance, and euthanasia.

Chapter.  5901 words. 

Subjects: Medical Ethics

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