Manitoba physicians consider DNR guidelines

Lett, Dan
January 2007
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;1/30/2007, Vol. 176 Issue 3, p310
Academic Journal
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.


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