TITLE

Dying to know

AUTHOR(S)
Farell, Liam
PUB. DATE
November 1996
SOURCE
BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);11/02/96, Vol. 313 Issue 7065, p1151
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
Opinion. Assesses the issue of terminally ill's right in knowing his prognosis. Patient's right to the truth; Denial.
ACCESSION #
9612111010

 

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