TITLE

Manitoba physicians consider DNR guidelines

AUTHOR(S)
Lett, Dan
PUB. DATE
January 2007
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;1/30/2007, Vol. 176 Issue 3, p310
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the circulation of draft guidelines on the withdrawal of life support systems by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Manitoba, Canada. The article states that the draft guidelines are a part of the findings of the 2003 report by the Manitoba Law Reform Commission which conducted a study of legal implications of disputes on the withdrawal of the life support. The guidelines help physicians and families in decision making during withdrawal of medical treatment.
ACCESSION #
23761142

 

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