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Published: 16 September 2020

280 Pages


ISBN: 9780198817161

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Law and Ethics in Intensive Care

Second Edition

Edited by Christopher Danbury, Christopher Newdick, Alex Ruck Keene, and Carl Waldmann

  • Features clinical scenarios which illustrate real problems, with discussion of the legal and ethical framework that arises from these scenarios, and possible solutions
  • Emphasizes practical information which will inform all professionals involved with patients admitted to the ICU
  • Written by authoritative legal and medical experts
  • Explains the relevance of landmark rulings to aid the reader's day-to-day decision making

New to this Edition:

  • Includes new frameworks on planning responses to pandemics, including COVID-19
  • Updated to reflect the continuing evolution of the law governing decision making in the ICU
  • New contributors share fresh analysis of key dilemmas, such as futile care, capacity, the rights of relatives, and children's best interests

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