Chapter

Withholding and withdrawal of life support

Graeme Rocker, Kathleen A Puntillo, Élie Azoulay, Judith E Nelson and Max Watson

in End of Life Care in the ICU

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ISBN: 9780199239245
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191726064 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199239245.003.0009

Series: Oxford Specialist Handbooks

Withholding and withdrawal of life support

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Subjects: Critical Care ; Palliative Medicine

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