Life and death decisions for incompetent patients: determining best interests--the Irish perspective.
AffiliationDepartment of Neonatology, Cork University Maternity Hospital, Cork, Ireland.
Aged, 80 and over
Attitude of Health Personnel
Life Support Care
Physician's Practice Patterns
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CitationLife and death decisions for incompetent patients: determining best interests--the Irish perspective. 2011, 100 (4):519-23 Acta Paediatr.
JournalActa paediatrica (Oslo, Norway : 1992)
AbstractThese results suggest resuscitation is not solely related to survival or long-term outcome and the best interest principle is applied differently, more so at the beginning of life.
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