Title: Doctors should avoid making assumptions about patients’ choices at the end of life
Source: British Medical Journal
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Date of publication: May 2010
Publication Type: Article
In a nutshell: The General Medical Council has issued comprehensive new guidance for doctors on end of life care, including advice on how to decide whether to attempt cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), and when to withhold or withdraw artificial nutrition and hydration.
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